A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (58 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 08:47:56 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 25.6128° East, latitude 34.1641° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 06:47:56 / May 19, 2020 @ 6:47 am. Unique identifier: us70009khb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009khb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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