A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (63 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 16:09:12 / May 23, 2020 @ 4:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009p4z. Event ids that are associated: us70009p4z. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:09:12 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5282° East, 34.1121° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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