A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009k7k. Unique identifier: us70009k7k. The temblor was detected at 01:22:35 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 23:22:35 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 25.526 East, latitude 34.2018 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres, Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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