A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Crete, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Crete, Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 22:33:35 / May 14, 2020 @ 10:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009gck. Unique identifier: us70009gck. Exact location of earthquake, 25.7249° East, 34.1583° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:33:35 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra.
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 one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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