A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 25.3576° East, 34.9596° North, depth 12.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wnn. Unique identifier: us20009wnn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 21:14:30 / July 15, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.32 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:14:30 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía, Gázi, Néa Alikarnassós (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km ESE of Pirgos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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