A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Pirgos in Greece on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 09:02:50 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600053n2. Unique identifier: us600053n2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 07:02:50 / August 11, 2019 @ 7:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 24.9824° East, 34.3345° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 102 km (64 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km SSW of Pirgos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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