A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (66 miles) on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:26:24 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 25.6009° East, latitude 34.0509° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 07:26:24 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:26 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jhk. Id of event: us70009jhk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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