A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.58 km (4 miles). Event id: us6000cb28. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb28. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:00:54 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 23:00:54 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 20.5069 East, latitude 37.3249 North, depth = 6.58 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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