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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 19 km NNW of Megalopolis, Greece



Earthquake location 37.5623S, 22.0626WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Megalopolis in Greece. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.36 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rbl. Id of event: us10003rbl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 15:46:04 / October 25, 2015 @ 3:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:46:04 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.36 km, 22.0626° East, 37.5623° North.

Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Loutráki, Kórinthos (min 5000 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 twelve 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 earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 19 km NNW of Megalopolis, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0626° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5623° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NNW of Megalopolis, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-25 15:46:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-25 18:55:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 340 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 0.398 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us10003rbl Id of event.
Event Code 10003rbl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003rbl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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