A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Global time and date of event 16/11/15 / 2015-11-16 04:02:56 / November 16, 2015 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10003zix. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003zix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.89 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:02:56 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 23.3224° East, latitude 34.9565° North, depth = 37.89 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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