A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 73 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:46:50 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 22:46:50 / February 10, 2020 @ 10:46 pm. Exact location, longitude 27.9202° East, latitude 35.1805° North, depth = 4.59 km. Unique identifier: us70007mw0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mw0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.59 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 73 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece.
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