A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Global time and date of event 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 01:53:23 / March 16, 2020 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 27.0086° East, latitude 35.2452° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:53:23 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008g9t. Unique identifier: us60008g9t. 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).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SSW of Karpathos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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