A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Global time and date of event 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:10:06 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:06 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 23.8781° East, 34.7713° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009mbk. Event ids that are associated: us20009mbk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Chaniá, Soúda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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