A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.1515 East, latitude 34.2439 North, depth = 27.26 km. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 00:16:00 / February 28, 2017 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:16:00 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008mtr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mtr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.26 km (17 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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