A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pýrgos in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcyx. Id of event: us6000dcyx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:32:59 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 14:32:59 / January 29, 2021 @ 2:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 24.9624° East, 34.6859° North.
Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ágios Nikólaos, Rethymno, Ierápetra.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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