A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Lardos in Greece on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 18:53:35 / April 24, 2018 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:53:35 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 55.64 km, 27.9106° East, 35.7641° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.64 km (35 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000drhe. Unique identifier: us1000drhe.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ródos, Triánta, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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