A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Lardos in Greece. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:49:50 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 15:49:50 / January 20, 2019 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000j6mu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j6mu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 28.2831° East, 35.5998° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ródos, Triánta, Faliraki (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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