A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Fry in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2hz. Unique identifier: us6000a2hz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.6794° East, 35.4853° North. The temblor was detected at 07:22:58 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 07:22:58 / May 30, 2020 @ 7:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 23 km WNW of Fry, Greece.
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