A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kastrí in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d3y3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3y3. The temblor was detected at 08:06:10 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 24.0728° East, 34.7367° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 08:06:10 / December 29, 2020 @ 8:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chaniá, Soúda, Mourniés. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 10 km S of Kastrí, Greece.
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