A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.47 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18.47 km, 27.0396° East, 35.0952° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:36:29 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006dke. Event ids that are associated: us10006dke. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 13:36:29 / August 13, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía. Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km SSW of Karpathos, Greece.
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