A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mourniai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004vug. Event ids that are associated: us10004vug. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.9166 East, latitude 35.3016 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:25:15 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 14:25:15 / March 7, 2016 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres, Rethymno, Chaniá (min 5000 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SSW of Mourniai, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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