A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lefkímmi in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.23 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de99. Unique identifier: us6000de99. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.1334 East, latitude 39.4116 North, depth = 10.23 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:00 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 19:55:00 / February 3, 2021 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Përmet, Lefkáda, Árta. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ESE of Lefkímmi, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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