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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Nidri in Greece

Earthquake location 38.5931S, 20.3612WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Nidri in Greece. The temblor was detected at 07:18:16 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.3612 East, latitude 38.5931 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10003z7i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003z7i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/15 / 2015-11-18 05:18:16 / November 18, 2015 @ 5:18 am.

Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Áyios Konstandínos (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km WSW of Nidri, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3612° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5931° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km WSW of Nidri, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-18 05:18:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-18 05:35:42 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 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 1.601 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us10003z7i Id of event.
Event Code 10003z7i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003z7i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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