A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (42 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70005bq9. Event ids that are associated: us70005bq9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.74 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 01:01:34 / September 4, 2019 @ 1:01 am. The temblor was detected at 03:01:34 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 27.8629° East, latitude 35.1934° North, depth = 20.74 km. 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. Every 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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