A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece (68 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:29 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.64 km, 25.4924° East, 34.0319° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.64 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 09:39:29 / May 9, 2020 @ 9:39 am. 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: us70009d72. Id of event: us70009d72.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece.
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