A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009k9e. Id of event: us70009k9e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.629° East, 34.1941° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:35:20 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 00:35:20 / May 19, 2020 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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