A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Chania in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 23.9939° East, 35.7207° North, depth 72.68 km. The temblor was reported at 00:09:21 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 22:09:21 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:09 pm. Event id: us2000cq4i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cq4i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.68 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Soúda, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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