A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kamárai in Greece on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d28k. Unique identifier: us6000d28k. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.56 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 22.0462° East, 38.4016° North, depth 9.56 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:58:25 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 14:58:25 / December 23, 2020 @ 2:58 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Kórinthos, Loutráki (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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