A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (42 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 27.8897 East, latitude 35.2344 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:44:50 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009lsl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009lsl. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 15:44:50 / May 20, 2020 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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