A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.63 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 24.069 East, latitude 34.665 North, depth = 43.63 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:43:25 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jkkm. Id of event: us2000jkkm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 10:43:25 / February 20, 2019 @ 10:43 am.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chaniá, Soúda, Mourniés. Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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