A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. The temblor was reported at 16:36:14 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 14:36:14 / February 27, 2020 @ 2:36 pm. Event id: us60008594. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008594. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 27.9438 East, latitude 35.3453 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Archángelos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 68 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece.
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