A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tsarítsani in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.1534 East, latitude 39.7909 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000djjb. Unique identifier: us7000djjb. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 15:43:38 / March 15, 2021 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:43:38 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karpenísi, Peraía, Lamía. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 11 km SSW of Tsarítsani, Greece.
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