A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 100 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (62 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:11:08 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5539 East, latitude 34.1121 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70009pj1. Event ids that are associated: us70009pj1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 16:11:08 / May 24, 2020 @ 4:11 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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