A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 98 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece (61 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 25.5091 East, latitude 34.1389 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009kw5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kw5. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 14:58:29 / May 19, 2020 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:58:29 / 4:58 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 twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 98 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece.
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