A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Morfovoúni in Greece on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 21.7272 East, latitude 39.2032 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cep5. Unique identifier: us7000cep5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:16 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 21:38:16 / November 13, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ioánnina, Náfpaktos, Almyrós.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km S of Morfovoúni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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