A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Platanos in Greece on Saturday. Event id: us1000hhuq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hhuq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.0196 East, latitude 35.3918 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:35:01 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 01:35:01 / October 27, 2018 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chaniá, Mourniés. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km W of Platanos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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