A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Morfovoúni in Greece. The temblor was reported at 10:49:28 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 21.6321° East, latitude 39.3022° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000cqy6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqy6. Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 10:49:28 / December 14, 2020 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lefkáda, Grevená, Préveza. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seventeen 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WSW of Morfovoúni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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