A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:40:22 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 09:40:22 / January 13, 2021 @ 9:40 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.048° East, 38.4063° North. Unique identifier: us6000d7zn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7zn.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kórinthos, Loutráki, Gastoúni. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 12 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece.
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