A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 25.5523° East, 34.2004° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:18:29 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009pjj. Unique identifier: us70009pjj. Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 16:18:29 / May 24, 2020 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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