A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700098z6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098z6. The temblor was picked up at 22:16:13 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 25.6919° East, latitude 34.1405° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 20:16:13 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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