A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Fry in Greece on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.04 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000d2be. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2be. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.4822 East, latitude 35.5609 North, depth = 37.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:57:28 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 06:57:28 / January 22, 2021 @ 6:57 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km WNW of Fry, Greece.
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