A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Unique identifier: us70009l27. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009l27. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:09:14 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5954 East, latitude 34.34 North, depth = 10 km. 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 19:09:14 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra. Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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