A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 26.4532 East, latitude 35.4394 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 00:01:27 / November 23, 2016 @ 12:01 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10007bme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:01:27 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NE of Palaikastron, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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