A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km S of Koróni, Greece (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 07:50:41 / October 24, 2020 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000ccht. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ccht. The temblor was picked up at 07:50:41 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.8847 East, latitude 36.0382 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km S of Koróni, Greece.
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