A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:19 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dfku. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:38:19 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.1332° East, 39.7476° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kastoriá, Néa Moudhaniá, Ioánnina (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km W of Týrnavos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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