A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (59 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 04:23:49 / May 19, 2020 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 25.5589° East, latitude 34.1655° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:49 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70009kdz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kdz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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