A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 04:43:17 / April 29, 2019 @ 4:43 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003dri. Unique identifier: us70003dri. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.4 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:43:17 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 29.4 km, 27.694° East, 35.3598° North.
Event epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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