A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (37 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:38:54 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 23:38:54 / August 12, 2019 @ 11:38 pm. Unique identifier: us600054bg. Ids that are associated to the event: us600054bg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.7874° East, 35.2261° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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