A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Sykiá in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 23.9866 East, latitude 39.9258 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 22:16:27 / November 5, 2020 @ 10:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:16:27 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cb2c. Unique identifier: us7000cb2c.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Skiáthos, Mýrina, Néa Kallikráteia (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Néa Kallikráteia (c. 7 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Skiáthos (c. 5 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 13 km SSE of Sykiá, Greece.
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