A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Moirai in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 24.8037 East, latitude 34.7387 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 22:27:15 / September 29, 2016 @ 10:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006tz4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tz4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:27:15 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Goúvai, Rethymno (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 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 have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 35 km S of Moirai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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