A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 100 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece (62 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70009l8c. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009l8c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5212 East, latitude 34.121 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 23:23:24 / May 19, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:23:24 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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