A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Rododáfni in Greece on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 06:19:20 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:19 am. Unique identifier: us7000d2e2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2e2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 22.1658° East, latitude 38.3709° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:19:20 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kórinthos, Loutráki, Áyios Konstandínos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 15 km NE of Rododáfni, Greece.
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