A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Platanos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:30:20 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.4 km (20 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008mnq. Event ids that are associated: us70008mnq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 13:30:20 / March 30, 2020 @ 1:30 pm. Exact location, longitude 23.2349° East, latitude 35.6416° North, depth = 32.4 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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