A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 101 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (63 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 03:14:24 / May 8, 2020 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 21.17 km, 25.5657° East, 34.1021° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:14:24 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.17 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009c4n. Id of event: us70009c4n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km S of Ierapetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.