A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. The temblor was detected at 15:45:24 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 13:45:24 / May 2, 2020 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5132 East, latitude 34.1592 North, depth = 39.54 km. Id of earthquake: us700098s3. Event ids that are associated: us700098s3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.54 km (25 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra. Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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