A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 99 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009l0f. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009l0f. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:25 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.08 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13.08 km, 25.5513° East, 34.1225° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 17:55:25 / May 19, 2020 @ 5:55 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 99 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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