A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 110 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 25.495° East, 34.0341° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:48:48 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 02:48:48 / May 19, 2020 @ 2:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kbm. Id of event: us70009kbm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 110 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece.
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