A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.83 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:35:46 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000blmt. Event ids that are associated: us2000blmt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 18:35:46 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.0573 East, latitude 34.8974 North, depth = 12.83 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goúvai, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.