A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Arkoúdi in Greece on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:02 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d132. Unique identifier: us7000d132. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 06:55:02 / January 8, 2021 @ 6:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.1145 East, latitude 37.7518 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Río, Filiatrá. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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