A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Psará in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 15:19:51 / July 7, 2020 @ 3:19 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajhc. Unique identifier: us7000ajhc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:19:51 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.65 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.65 km, 25.2813° East, 38.7925° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Chíos (c. 24 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vrontádos (c. 5 300 pop). Close 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 Chíos, Vrontádos.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NW of Psará, Greece.
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