A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kissamos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:41:32 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 13:41:32 / January 7, 2019 @ 1:41 pm. Event id: us2000j8aq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j8aq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 23.5677° East, 35.6888° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Soúda, Mourniés.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 23 km NNW of Kissamos, Greece.
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