A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 23.9271 East, latitude 34.785 North, depth = 33.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.37 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 15:49:52 / November 15, 2017 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000btz8. Unique identifier: us2000btz8. The temblor was reported at 17:49:52 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moíres, Rethymno, Chaniá (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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