A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 11:58:19 / August 28, 2019 @ 11:58 am. Unique identifier: us7000594r. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000594r. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:58:19 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.6235° East, 35.7103° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ródos, Triánta, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km ENE of Karpathos, Greece.
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