A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kraniá Elassónas in Greece on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:23:52 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dfld. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfld. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 21.9415° East, 39.8918° North, depth 10 km. 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: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 19:23:52 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:23 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vólos, Néa Ionía, Epanomí (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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