A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Schísma Eloúndas in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 21:22:54 / September 24, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:22:54 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0v5. Id of event: us6000c0v5. Exact location of event, longitude 25.8476 East, latitude 35.2339 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres, Gázi, Irákleion (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ESE of Schísma Eloúndas, Greece.
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