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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near Lixourion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.1338S, 20.3827WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The temblor was reported at 18:55:38 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 29.01 km (18 miles). Global time of event 22/04/15 / 2015-04-22 15:55:38 / April 22, 2015 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 20.3827 East, latitude 38.1338 North, depth 29.01 km, unique identifier, us200028c5.

Close countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Gastoúni, Lefkáda.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3827° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW of Lixourion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-22 15:55:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-04 03:12:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200028c5 Id of event.
Event Code 200028c5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200028c5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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