A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Témeni in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:10:26 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 04:10:26 / February 17, 2021 @ 4:10 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000diai. Unique identifier: us6000diai. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.1717° East, 38.2741° North.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Trípoli.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km NE of Témeni, Greece.
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