A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Palekastro in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:39:53 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000crua. Event ids that are associated: us7000crua. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 22:39:53 / December 13, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 26.3304 East, latitude 35.3867 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goúvai, Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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