A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. Exact location, longitude 22.0833° East, latitude 38.3987° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:32:57 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000d229. Event ids that are associated: us7000d229. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 22:32:57 / January 12, 2021 @ 10:32 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gastoúni, Amaliáda, Kórinthos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece.
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