A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mouzouras in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 24.0306° East, 35.8358° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:14:39 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003rua. Event ids that are associated: us10003rua. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 13:14:39 / October 27, 2015 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rethymno, Mourniés, Soúda.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 35 km NNW of Mouzouras, Greece.
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