A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003nll. Unique identifier: us10003nll. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:17:10 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 13:17:10 / October 14, 2015 @ 1:17 pm. Exact location, longitude 26.4734° East, latitude 34.4163° North, depth = 39.7 km.
Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 83 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece.
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