A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Fira in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 10:24:58 / April 3, 2018 @ 10:24 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:24:58 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.3884° East, 36.444° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddk6. Id of event: us1000ddk6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Páros, Naxos. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Naxos (c. 7 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NW of Fira, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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