A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Fry in Greece. Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 15:58:35 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:58:35 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2q8. Unique identifier: us6000a2q8. Exact location, longitude 26.7046° East, latitude 35.465° North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía. Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km WNW of Fry, Greece.
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