A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.73 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude 26.9329° East, latitude 35.2032° North, depth = 3.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:48 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003xg1. Event ids that are associated: us70003xg1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 13:43:48 / June 9, 2019 @ 1:43 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 42 km SW of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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