A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 23:26:32 / March 13, 2016 @ 11:26 pm. Event id: us20005afz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005afz. Exact location of earthquake, 23.5867° East, 35.1829° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:26:32 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Soúda, Chaniá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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