A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:16 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 12:10:16 / May 18, 2020 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70009jmq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jmq. Exact location of event, longitude 25.5091 East, latitude 34.261 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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