A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df4h. Id of event: us7000df4h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:35:57 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.2333° East, 39.6775° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 11:35:57 / March 3, 2021 @ 11:35 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Néa Michanióna, Epanomí, Néa Kallikráteia (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 8 km SW of Týrnavos, Greece.
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