A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Zárkos in Greece on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:00:47 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dh4w. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh4w. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 18:00:47 / March 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 22.2247° East, latitude 39.6441° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siátista, Karpenísi, Lamía. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km ENE of Zárkos, Greece.
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