A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gouvai in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.3117° East, 35.377° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:32 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700049s5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700049s5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 04:01:32 / July 4, 2019 @ 4:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rethymno, Siteía, Ierápetra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km N of Gouvai, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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