A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (66 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:50:03 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009llg. Id of event: us70009llg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 16:50:03 / May 13, 2020 @ 4:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5756 East, latitude 34.0564 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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