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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Emponas in Greece

Earthquake location 36.2841S, 27.6904WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Emponas in Greece on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 21:12:49 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 18:12:49 / August 29, 2015 @ 6:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 27.6904 East, latitude 36.2841 North, depth = 85.61 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000360b. Unique identifier: us1000360b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.61 km (53 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Turgutreis, Bodrum, Marmaris (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Turgutreis (c. 16 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km WNW of Emponas, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.6904° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2841° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Emponas, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-29 18:12:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-29 20:40:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 246 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 0.851 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us1000360b Id of event.
Event Code 1000360b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000360b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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