A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Náfpaktos in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:48 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 21.9899 East, latitude 38.486 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3n0. Id of event: us6000d3n0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 11:11:48 / December 28, 2020 @ 11:11 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchomenós, Kiáto, Livadeiá. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 17 km NE of Náfpaktos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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