A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70009jdz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009jdz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:30:29 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:30:29 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5524° East, 34.1408° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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.
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