A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.55 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 12:42:18 / July 26, 2020 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 25.8049° East, 34.3598° North, depth 13.55 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4dh. Unique identifier: us6000b4dh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:18 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 72 km S of Ierápetra, Greece.
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