A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (62 miles) on Tuesday. 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009adb. Id of event: us70009adb. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 11:40:34 / May 5, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:34 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 25.6216° East, latitude 34.1194° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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