A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Dharatsos in Greece on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 23.98 East, latitude 35.5093 North, depth = 5.78 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:19 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.78 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 09:22:19 / January 22, 2017 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ux0. Unique identifier: us10007ux0.
Earthquake epicenter was 4 km (3 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Soúda, Chaniá. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNW of Dharatsos, Greece.
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