A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Árma in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 10:54:58 / December 2, 2020 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cm2t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cm2t. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:54:58 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 23.4533° East, 38.3607° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ámfissa, Kárystos, Lávrio (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WNW of Árma, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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