A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Platanos in Greece. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 07:23:42 / November 27, 2019 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.76 km (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 23.2673° East, 35.7272° North, depth 71.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006dlt. Event ids that are associated: us70006dlt. The temblor was reported at 09:23:42 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rethymno, Soúda, Chaniá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. 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: 41 km NW of Platanos, Greece.
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