A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Analipsis in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.58 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 25.6358° East, latitude 35.7553° North, depth = 77.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000994t. Id of event: us7000994t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:08:56 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 02:08:56 / May 3, 2020 @ 2:08 am.
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra, Siteía, Gázi (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km N of Analipsis, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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