A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 23.3717 East, latitude 34.9615 North, depth = 38.81 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 18:45:46 / April 10, 2018 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000dxpk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxpk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:45:46 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.81 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SW of Palaiochora, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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