A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 23.2271° East, 35.2382° North, depth 22.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r4x. Id of event: us10003r4x. The temblor was detected at 04:59:00 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 02:59:00 / October 24, 2015 @ 2:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.8 km (14 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km W of Palaiochora, Greece.
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