A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lardos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 27.9487° East, 35.9139° North, depth 57.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.73 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:03 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 13:16:03 / April 24, 2020 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009bfq. Id of event: us60009bfq.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datça, Ródos, Triánta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km SSW of Lardos, Greece.
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