A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.39 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 02:20:22 / December 4, 2019 @ 2:20 am. Exact location of event, depth 28.39 km, 24.0801° East, 34.7016° North. Id of earthquake: us60006qmv. Event ids that are associated: us60006qmv. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:22 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Mourniés, Rethymno (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 69 km SSE of Palaiochora, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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