A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Id of earthquake: us100049m3. Event ids that are associated: us100049m3. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:53 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.3891 East, latitude 35.4839 North, depth = 38.79 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.79 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 11:00:53 / December 26, 2015 @ 11:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 16 km E of Karpathos, Greece.
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