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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 83 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece



Earthquake location 34.4163S, 26.4734WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003nll. Unique identifier: us10003nll. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:17:10 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.7 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 13:17:10 / October 14, 2015 @ 1:17 pm. Exact location, longitude 26.4734° East, latitude 34.4163° North, depth = 39.7 km.

Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4734° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4163° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-14 13:17:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-14 14:29:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 312 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 2.119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10003nll Id of event.
Event Code 10003nll An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003nll, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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