A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Platanos in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.37 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.1981 East, latitude 35.4766 North, depth = 27.37 km. Id of earthquake: us10004e04. Event ids that are associated: us10004e04. The temblor was detected at 15:36:02 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 13:36:02 / January 4, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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