A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 101 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (63 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:40:11 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dn3. Unique identifier: us70009dn3. Exact location, longitude 25.5348° East, latitude 34.1138° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 08:40:11 / May 10, 2020 @ 8:40 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 101 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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