A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tsarítsani in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 15:00:20 / March 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000din5. Event ids that are associated: us7000din5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.1975° East, 39.7999° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:20 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agriá, Almyrós (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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 SSW of Tsarítsani, Greece.
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