A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (64 miles). Unique identifier: us70009eqg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009eqg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:16:56 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 15:16:56 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:16 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5324° East, 34.0948° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 103 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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