A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Verdikoússa in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:27 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dhup. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhup. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:45:27 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.9798 East, latitude 39.7985 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almyrós, Vólos, Árgos Orestikó. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km N of Verdikoússa, Greece.
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