A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.7297 East, latitude 34.616 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpve. Unique identifier: us7000cpve. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 06:41:15 / December 7, 2020 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:15 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 77 km SE of Palekastro, Greece.
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