A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:44:22 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kxf. Unique identifier: us70009kxf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 15:44:22 / May 19, 2020 @ 3:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 25.5639 East, latitude 34.1549 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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