A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 24.0522 East, latitude 34.7872 North, depth = 8.66 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 01:57:25 / March 25, 2020 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ixf. Unique identifier: us70008ixf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:57:25 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chaniá, Moíres, Soúda. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km SE of Palaiochora, Greece.
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