A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Crete, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Crete, Greece. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:25:00 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.9155 East, latitude 34.3366 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000df6u. Event ids that are associated: us7000df6u. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 16:25:00 / February 26, 2021 @ 4:25 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra. 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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