A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (42 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.8589 East, latitude 35.1854 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007kwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007kwi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:39:42 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 19:39:42 / January 29, 2020 @ 7:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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