A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. Id of earthquake: us700098rs. Event ids that are associated: us700098rs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 25.4354° East, 34.1704° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 13:33:53 / May 2, 2020 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:33:53 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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