A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Gra Liyia in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 41.58 km, 25.5307° East, 34.5603° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.58 km (26 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:39 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 00:10:39 / May 30, 2016 @ 12:10 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005z42. Unique identifier: us20005z42.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía, Goúvai, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of Gra Liyia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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