A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 25.7124° East, 34.2045° North, depth 16.99 km. Id of earthquake: us700098qd. Event ids that are associated: us700098qd. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 12:51:06 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:06 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.99 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Irákleion, Goúvai, Moíres. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 135 km (84 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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