A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Verdikoússa in Greece on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfxf. Unique identifier: us7000dfxf. Exact location of event, longitude 22.0318 East, latitude 39.8046 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 09:59:59 / March 5, 2021 @ 9:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:59:59 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agriá, Alexándreia, Árgos Orestikó. Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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