A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (48 miles) on Thursday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:53:17 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ky0. Unique identifier: us70007ky0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 00:53:17 / January 30, 2020 @ 12:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.9599 East, latitude 35.1499 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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