A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 08:48:50 / February 7, 2019 @ 8:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jncc. Id of event: us2000jncc. Exact location of earthquake, 23.2367° East, 35.1857° North, depth 44.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:50 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.67 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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