A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.509 East, latitude 34.2861 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:50:12 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 22:50:12 / May 23, 2020 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009p8k. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009p8k. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres, Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 82 km SSW of Ierapetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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