A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Palaikastron in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 26.5134° East, 35.0413° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007kmm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007kmm. The temblor was detected at 05:11:46 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 03:11:46 / February 7, 2020 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 29 km SE of Palaikastron, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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