A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jbrb. Unique identifier: us2000jbrb. Exact location, longitude 27.3196° East, latitude 35.7752° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:29:47 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 10:29:47 / February 1, 2019 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Faliraki, Afántou, Archángelos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNE of Karpathos, Greece.
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