A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece on Monday. Unique identifier: us70009jdv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009jdv. Exact location, longitude 25.5803° East, latitude 34.1886° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:27:00 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:27 am. 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 temblor was picked up at 06:27:00 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra. Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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