A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. Id of earthquake: us6000beur. Event ids that are associated: us6000beur. Exact location of earthquake, 25.7919° East, 34.3022° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 16:39:27 / August 14, 2020 @ 4:39 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:39:27 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
Every 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km S of Ierápetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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