A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 15:02:15 / July 26, 2020 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 25.8885° East, latitude 34.399° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:02:15 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6t9. Id of event: us6000b6t9.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía, Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 69 km S of Ierápetra, Greece.
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