A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Río in Greece on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d21x. Unique identifier: us6000d21x. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:22:31 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 21.7423 East, latitude 38.2984 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 00:22:31 / December 23, 2020 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Lamía, Xylókastro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 6 km (4 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km W of Río, Greece.
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