A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 71 km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece (44 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.9 km (14 miles). Event id: us20009mpe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mpe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.8691 East, latitude 34.6081 North, depth = 21.9 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:43 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 15:52:43 / June 8, 2017 @ 3:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 71 km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece.
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