A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (38 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kju. Unique identifier: us70009kju. The temblor was detected at 10:03:22 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 08:03:22 / May 19, 2020 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8425 East, latitude 35.309 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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