A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km S of Palaiochora, Greece (52 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d3cr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3cr. The temblor was reported at 14:35:26 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 12:35:26 / March 12, 2018 @ 12:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 23.6827 East, latitude 34.4745 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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