Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Fry in Greece

Earthquake location 35.49S, 26.665WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Fry in Greece on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 26.665° East, 35.49° North, depth 28.15 km. Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 19:36:37 / June 26, 2020 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:36:37 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.15 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ackw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ackw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km WNW of Fry, Greece.

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