A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Crete, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Crete, Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:47:37 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 25.8278° East, 34.3227° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7v7. Id of event: us6000b7v7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 06:47:37 / August 1, 2020 @ 6:47 am.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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.
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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. 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: Crete, Greece.
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