A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kamárai in Greece on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 20:02:25 / December 23, 2020 @ 8:02 pm. Event id: us6000d2bf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2bf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.9731° East, 38.311° North. The temblor was reported at 20:02:25 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orchomenós, Pýrgos, Gastoúni. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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