A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 100 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (62 miles). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 02:30:24 / May 16, 2020 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70009hlw. Event ids that are associated: us70009hlw. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:24 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 25.6943° East, 34.1068° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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