A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Palekastro in Greece on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:40 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 00:30:40 / October 12, 2020 @ 12:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude 26.2682 East, latitude 35.6061 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7m8. Unique identifier: us6000c7m8.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Néa Alikarnassós, Goúvai, Ierápetra.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km N of Palekastro, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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