A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Verdikoússa in Greece on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 12:57:51 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dimf. Id of event: us7000dimf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 22.0304° East, 39.855° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 12:57:51 / March 12, 2021 @ 12:57 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Kalamariá (c. 91 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Thérmi, Koufália, Kalamariá.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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