5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Lithakia, Greece: Ongoing Seismic Unrest

Earthquake location 37.2653S, 20.6535W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.76 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:05:56 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6535 East, latitude 37.2653 North, depth = 10.76 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 13:05:56 / November 19, 2018 @ 1:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000htwc. Id of event: us1000htwc.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Argostólion, Pýlos, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/11/19/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-has-occurred-near-lithakia-in-greece/

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