A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3888 East, latitude 37.2414 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 23:00:14 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:00:14 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cb27. Unique identifier: us6000cb27.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zákynthos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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