A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Katastárion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:26:02 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7291 East, latitude 37.7983 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dec9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dec9. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 12:26:02 / February 28, 2021 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovriá, Paralía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Paralía (c. 7 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SW of Katastárion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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