A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:19:40 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 14:19:40 / March 11, 2021 @ 2:19 pm. Event id: us7000di5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di5l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 22.2495 East, latitude 39.67 North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Véroia, Karpenísi, Siátista (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 8 km SSW of Týrnavos, Greece.
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