A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 104 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (65 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:54:42 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.9133° East, 34.0817° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 05:54:42 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:54 am. Unique identifier: us7000997e. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000997e.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km S of Ierapetra, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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