A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70009ku7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ku7. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 14:35:56 / May 19, 2020 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 25.544 East, latitude 34.1452 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:35:56 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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