A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (47 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u9g. Id of event: us70007u9g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.9563 East, latitude 35.2009 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:09 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 07:10:09 / February 17, 2020 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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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: 75 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece.
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