A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (37 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 14:20:11 / February 26, 2020 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:20:11 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600084lh. Ids that are associated to the event: us600084lh. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.8003° East, 35.2664° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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