A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 16:09:00 / November 1, 2016 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.6243° East, 34.9927° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000763b. Id of event: us1000763b. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:09:00 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter).
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 Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 41 km SE of Palaikastron, Greece.
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