A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Palaióchora in Greece on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqea. Unique identifier: us7000bqea. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.34 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 51.34 km, 23.1199° East, 35.247° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 06:01:23 / September 20, 2020 @ 6:01 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:01:23 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
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 twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km W of Palaióchora, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.