A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Crete, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Crete, Greece on Wednesday. Event id: us20009nvm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nvm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 24.4938° East, latitude 35.2917° North, depth = 67.84 km. The temblor was detected at 12:46:02 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 12:46:02 / June 21, 2017 @ 12:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.84 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goúvai, Néa Alikarnassós, Irákleion.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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