A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 16:02:16 / February 14, 2020 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.72 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.9825 East, latitude 35.6327 North, depth = 16.72 km. Event id: us70007q3r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q3r. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:16 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km NW of Karpathos, Greece.
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