A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Áno Kastrítsi in Greece on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5yg. Unique identifier: us6000d5yg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.9016° East, 38.2403° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 01:14:37 / January 6, 2021 @ 1:14 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:14:37 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trípoli, Livadeiá, Zacháro.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ESE of Áno Kastrítsi, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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