A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierapetra in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.97 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 01:09:53 / May 27, 2020 @ 1:09 am. Event id: us60009zq8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009zq8. Exact location of earthquake, 25.6408° East, 34.1777° North, depth 13.97 km. The temblor was reported at 03:09:53 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km S of Ierapetra, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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