A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Tympakion in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxkk. Id of event: us2000dxkk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:13:42 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 12:13:42 / April 2, 2018 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 24.5528 East, latitude 34.6375 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gázi, Rethymno, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km SSW of Tympakion, Greece.
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