A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 98 km SSE of Karpathos, Greece (61 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006pmm. Event ids that are associated: us70006pmm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 23:51:34 / December 21, 2019 @ 11:51 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:51:34 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 27.6757° East, 34.7022° North, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 98 km SSE of Karpathos, Greece.
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