A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bd46. Id of event: us7000bd46. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 12:20:18 / August 19, 2020 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 25.6147° East, 34.2122° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:20:18 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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