A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Tympakion in Greece on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 24.533° East, 34.609° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:00:24 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 05:00:24 / September 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000hg82. Event ids that are associated: us2000hg82.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Rethymno, Moíres (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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