A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lithakiá in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.46 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 13:35:27 / January 25, 2021 @ 1:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 20.887° East, 37.6994° North, depth 27.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:35:27 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d34m. Event ids that are associated: us7000d34m.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Pátra, Ovriá (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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