A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Gazion in Greece. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 13:01:52 / October 29, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 25.0851 East, latitude 35.5799 North, depth = 73.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600064e2. Unique identifier: us600064e2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.54 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:01:52 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mourniés, Chaniá, Soúda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km N of Gazion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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