A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 20:32:37 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:32:37 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098zh. Id of event: us700098zh. Exact location of event, longitude 25.9454 East, latitude 34.2598 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 85 km SSE of Ierapetra, Greece.
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