A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. Event id: us6000acfe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000acfe. Global time and date of event 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 20:12:57 / June 15, 2020 @ 8:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:12:57 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 25.8176° East, 34.3097° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km S of Ierápetra, Greece.
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