A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece. Exact location, longitude 26.1525° East, latitude 35.0332° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:22:51 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008try. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008try. Global time and date of event 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 10:22:51 / April 11, 2020 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Irákleion, Néa Alikarnassós. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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