A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kilkís in Greece on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:21 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 03:57:21 / October 14, 2020 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 22.9566° East, latitude 40.9647° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c9y4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9y4.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kavadarci, Gotse Delchev, Negotino (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Thessaloníki (c. 354 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kalamariá (c. 91 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sérres (c. 58 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Strumica (c. 45 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sykiés (c. 45 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of Kilkís, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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