A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 23:55:24 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:24 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100097ta. Event ids that are associated: us100097ta. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.6026 East, latitude 35.0483 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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