A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 16:13:00 / May 2, 2020 @ 4:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5914° East, 34.1928° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:13:00 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098ui. Id of event: us700098ui.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 91 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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