A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Lardos in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 64.54 km, 28.3862° East, 35.753° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:16:07 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dw8h. Unique identifier: us1000dw8h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.54 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 21:16:07 / May 2, 2018 @ 9:16 pm.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ródos, Triánta, Faliraki (min 5000 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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