A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kamárai in Greece on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:21:27 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 03:21:27 / February 26, 2021 @ 3:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddsh. Id of event: us7000ddsh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.9602 East, latitude 38.3173 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchomenós, Pýrgos, Gastoúni.
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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WNW of Kamárai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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