A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Karpathos in Greece on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.3471 East, latitude 35.8 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000iz81. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iz81. The temblor was reported at 15:33:15 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 13:33:15 / December 30, 2018 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Afántou, Archángelos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km NNE of Karpathos, Greece.
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