A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 27.721 East, latitude 35.6803 North, depth = 12.81 km. Id of earthquake: us7000595p. Event ids that are associated: us7000595p. The temblor was reported at 17:08:49 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.81 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 15:08:49 / August 28, 2019 @ 3:08 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Faliraki, Afántou, Archángelos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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