A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Grizáno in Greece on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:34:22 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 18:34:22 / March 8, 2021 @ 6:34 pm. Event id: us7000dh52. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh52. Exact location of event, longitude 22.0594 East, latitude 39.7151 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agriá, Karpenísi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km N of Grizáno, Greece.
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