A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Tympakion in Greece on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hg83. Unique identifier: us2000hg83. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 05:04:18 / September 18, 2018 @ 5:04 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:18 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 24.5011 East, latitude 34.6418 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Irákleion, Gázi, Rethymno. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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