A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (58 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 25.5783° East, 34.1803° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:41 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 06:19:41 / May 21, 2020 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mas. Id of event: us70009mas.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 93 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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