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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Moirai in Greece



Earthquake location 34.3798S, 24.6838WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Moirai in Greece on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.6838 East, latitude 34.3798 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10004g0l. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004g0l. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:22:22 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 09:22:22 / January 21, 2016 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km SSW of Moirai, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.6838° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.3798° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km SSW of Moirai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-21 09:22:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-21 10:30:25 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 284 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 2.085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us10004g0l Id of event.
Event Code 10004g0l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004g0l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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