A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. The temblor was detected at 05:40:30 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.8881 East, latitude 34.5007 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 03:40:30 / May 22, 2020 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009n06. Unique identifier: us70009n06.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goúvai, Siteía, Ágios Nikólaos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SSE of Ierapetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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