A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, central Mediterranean Sea kilometers (0 miles) from central Mediterranean Sea. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.9245 East, latitude 35.3021 North, depth = 9.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:26:19 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100068tv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100068tv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 17:26:19 / July 30, 2016 @ 5:26 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: central Mediterranean Sea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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