A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Gazion in Greece. Id of earthquake: us60004xsg. Event ids that are associated: us60004xsg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.38 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:40:04 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/19 / 2019-07-31 04:40:04 / July 31, 2019 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.9714 East, latitude 35.4154 North, depth = 80.38 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mourniés, Chaniá, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Gazion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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