A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 64 km SW of Palaiochora, Greece (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:29:19 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 10:29:19 / January 22, 2017 @ 10:29 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.68 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 23.1049° East, 34.8995° North, depth 33.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008i57. Unique identifier: us20008i57.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km SW of Palaiochora, Greece.
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