A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000k91m. Event ids that are associated: us2000k91m. Exact location of event, longitude 23.4943 East, latitude 35.2892 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 08:00:16 / April 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:00:16 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rethymno, Soúda, Chaniá. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km WNW of Palaiochora, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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