A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Elassóna in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:47:41 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.56 km, 22.0829° East, 39.8501° North. Id of earthquake: us7000dgl8. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgl8. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 19:47:41 / March 6, 2021 @ 7:47 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Néa Michanióna, Almyrós, Vólos.
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 sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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