A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (59 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:50:28 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 15:50:28 / May 19, 2020 @ 3:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a02f. Unique identifier: us6000a02f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.6493 East, latitude 34.1484 North, depth = 4.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles). 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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