A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mýrina in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6bm. Unique identifier: us6000d6bm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 00:58:15 / January 7, 2021 @ 12:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.016 East, latitude 40.1913 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:58:15 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chrysoúpolis (c. 8 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gökçeada (c. 7 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chrysoúpolis, Gökçeada, Karyes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km N of Mýrina, Greece.
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