A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 21:17:11 / June 19, 2020 @ 9:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:11 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5744 East, latitude 34.5017 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000af5n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000af5n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goúvai, Siteía, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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