A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kolimvarion in Greece on Wednesday. Event id: us10004scb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004scb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 14:41:40 / February 24, 2016 @ 2:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:41:40 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 23.85 East, latitude 36.07 North, depth = 46 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Mourniés, Chaniá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km N of Kolimvarion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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