A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (64 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:53:31 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009qni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009qni. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 13:53:31 / May 26, 2020 @ 1:53 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5863° East, 34.0856° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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