A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.5477° East, 35.0248° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 02:23:58 / February 7, 2020 @ 2:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Id of earthquake: us70007klv. Event ids that are associated: us70007klv. The temblor was detected at 04:23:58 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 33 km SE of Palaikastron, Greece.
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