A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Katastárion in Greece on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 16:21:16 / February 28, 2021 @ 4:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfjn. Unique identifier: us7000dfjn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.7279° East, 37.8161° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:21:16 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Mesolóngi, . Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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