A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 124 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (77 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:44:24 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700098uz. Unique identifier: us700098uz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.515° East, 33.9038° North. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 16:44:24 / May 2, 2020 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 124 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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