A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70009km0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009km0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 09:24:45 / May 19, 2020 @ 9:24 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 25.7248° East, 34.1033° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 11:24:45 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-four, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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