A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Ierápetra in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhaw. Unique identifier: us7000dhaw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 04:30:31 / March 9, 2021 @ 4:30 am. Exact location, longitude 25.9416° East, latitude 34.1887° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:30:31 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SSE of Ierápetra, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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