A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 67 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (42 miles). Global time and date of event 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 12:20:19 / February 27, 2020 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:19 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000857v. Unique identifier: us6000857v. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 27.9087° East, 35.2993° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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