A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 00:02:41 / May 19, 2020 @ 12:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:02:41 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.568° East, 34.1771° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009k8l. Unique identifier: us70009k8l. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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