A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km SW of Ayia Galini, Greece (67 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:50 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 24.0255° East, 34.2878° North, depth 29.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 16:44:50 / August 2, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.56 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3qm. Unique identifier: us2000a3qm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 108 km SW of Ayia Galini, Greece.
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