A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. 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 location of earthquake, longitude 21.9877 East, latitude 38.3625 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 01:56:10 / March 8, 2021 @ 1:56 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:10 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dh03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh03.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Orchomenós, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km N of Kamárai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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