A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Elassóna in Greece on Saturday. 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: us7000dj40. Id of event: us7000dj40. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:14 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 22.1304 East, latitude 39.8 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 15:09:14 / March 13, 2021 @ 3:09 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náousa, Agriá, (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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSW of Elassóna, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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