A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 25.532° East, 34.3484° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 12:04:48 / May 25, 2020 @ 12:04 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:04:48 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009q0e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009q0e.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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