A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Astypalaia in Greece. The temblor was detected at 17:56:19 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.37 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dxk8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxk8. Exact location, longitude 26.14° East, latitude 36.654° North, depth = 10.37 km. Global time and date of event 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 15:56:19 / April 10, 2018 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Kálymnos (c. 10 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Naxos (c. 7 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Páros, Naxos, Kálymnos.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km WNW of Astypalaia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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