A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:48:54 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 17:48:54 / August 14, 2020 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.09 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 25.8011° East, latitude 34.4573° North, depth = 21.09 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bevr. Event ids that are associated: us6000bevr.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía, Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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