A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:43:58 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009na3. Unique identifier: us70009na3. Exact location of event, longitude 25.8846 East, latitude 34.1982 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 11:43:58 / May 22, 2020 @ 11:43 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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