A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5593° East, 34.0616° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 11:12:15 / May 20, 2020 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:12:15 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009ljp. Event ids that are associated: us70009ljp.
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 ten, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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