A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Platanos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.4255 East, latitude 35.6219 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:11:18 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 21:11:18 / August 13, 2019 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us600054r0. Ids that are associated to the event: us600054r0.
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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