A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 km W of Palaiochora, Greece (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 03:28:33 / August 11, 2017 @ 3:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, 22.8592° East, 35.1183° North, depth 21.99 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:28:33 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.99 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a76s. Id of event: us2000a76s. 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. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 76 km W of Palaiochora, Greece.
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