A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (41 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 21:48:41 / February 4, 2020 @ 9:48 pm. Exact location, longitude 27.8305° East, latitude 35.1839° North, depth = 12.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.41 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007ili. Event ids that are associated: us70007ili. The temblor was detected at 23:48:41 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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