A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 25.6414° East, 34.2666° North, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:05:59 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 14:05:59 / May 21, 2020 @ 2:05 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009mgw. Unique identifier: us70009mgw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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