A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (60 miles). 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). The temblor was picked up at 18:15:26 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 16:15:26 / May 19, 2020 @ 4:15 pm. Exact location, longitude 25.5749° East, latitude 34.1512° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000a021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a021.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 96 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.
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