A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.05 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 18:25:50 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:25 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:50 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 25.5735° East, latitude 34.0551° North, depth = 16.05 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bvh. Id of event: us70009bvh.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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