A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Crete, Greece (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a8u9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8u9. The temblor was detected at 17:33:37 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 25.6548 East, latitude 34.1039 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 17:33:37 / August 16, 2017 @ 5:33 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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