A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Filiatrá in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.8879° East, 36.9791° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:36:45 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9sx. Unique identifier: us6000c9sx. The temblor was reported at 02:36:45 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Zákynthos, Zacháro. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Filiatrá, Greece.
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