A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 71 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (44 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:13:13 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 16:13:13 / January 28, 2020 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.952 East, latitude 35.2972 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007k4y. Id of event: us70007k4y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 71 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece.
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