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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Nidri in Greece

Earthquake location 38.6643S, 20.4864WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nidri in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.4864 East, latitude 38.6643 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:26 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004018. Id of event: us10004018. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/15 / 2015-11-21 01:58:26 / November 21, 2015 @ 1:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Agrínio, Áyios Konstandínos. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 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: 20 km WSW of Nidri, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.4864° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km 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 2015-11-21 01:58:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-21 02:24:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 298 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 1.487 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us10004018 Id of event.
Event Code 10004018 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004018, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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