A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us60009zpi. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009zpi. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 00:40:32 / May 27, 2020 @ 12:40 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.5565° East, 34.1502° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:40:32 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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