A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. Event id: us7000ddxf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddxf. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 15:46:45 / February 26, 2021 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 25.9536 East, latitude 34.2844 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 15:46:45 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SSE of Ierápetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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