A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km SSE of Ierápetra, Greece (71 miles) on Monday. Event id: us7000cs46. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs46. Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 16:15:16 / December 14, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 48.15 km, 26.2218° East, 34.0465° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:16 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.15 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 115 km SSE of Ierápetra, Greece.
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