A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j2q. Id of event: us60007j2q. Global time and date of event 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 13:36:59 / January 29, 2020 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 picked up at 15:36:59 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 27.8665° East, 35.1865° North, depth 10 km.
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece.
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