A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece. Global time and date of event 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 03:30:10 / September 3, 2019 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005bbt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005bbt. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:30:10 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.03 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.4405 East, latitude 34.8182 North, depth = 52.03 km.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 45 km SSE of Palaikastron, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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