A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Eloúnda in Greece. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 18:52:13 / September 24, 2020 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0r2. Id of event: us6000c0r2. Exact location, longitude 25.8994° East, latitude 35.4008° North, depth = 5.87 km. 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 5.87 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:52:13 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Irákleion, Néa Alikarnassós (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 22 km NE of Eloúnda, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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