A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Skhisma in Greece. Unique identifier: us70008dnc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008dnc. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:34 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.73 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 18:58:34 / March 21, 2020 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 25.8169° East, 35.596° North, depth 41.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Irákleion, Néa Alikarnassós.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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