A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kastrí in Greece. Unique identifier: us6000bdzq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bdzq. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 12:14:58 / August 7, 2020 @ 12:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 23.9783° East, 34.6379° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:14:58 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rethymno (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km SSW of Kastrí, Greece.
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