A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Náfpaktos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.9969 East, latitude 38.449 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 10:49:21 / January 14, 2021 @ 10:49 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d88m. Id of event: us6000d88m. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:49:21 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Orchomenós, Kiáto (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop).
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 seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 16 km ENE of Náfpaktos, Greece.
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