A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ayia Galini in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/17 / 2017-12-02 04:01:34 / December 2, 2017 @ 4:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.87 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 24.3044° East, 34.6911° North, depth 9.87 km. Event id: us2000c21x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c21x. The temblor was detected at 06:01:34 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Rethymno, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: 57 km SW of Ayia Galini, Greece.
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