A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Palekastro in Greece on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqeh. Id of event: us7000bqeh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 06:31:01 / September 20, 2020 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:31:01 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.4643° East, 34.9649° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Ierápetra, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km SE of Palekastro, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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