A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Tympakion in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 19:01:47 / March 31, 2018 @ 7:01 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.96 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.5604 East, latitude 34.8235 North, depth = 29.96 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:01:47 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dvkx. Event ids that are associated: us2000dvkx.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chaniá, Mourniés, Goúvai.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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