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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Krestena in Greece

Earthquake location 37.5545S, 21.6756WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Krestena in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 18:55:01 / February 15, 2016 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:01 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 21.6756° East, 37.5545° North, depth 15.53 km. Event id: us200050cf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050cf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.53 km (10 miles).

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiáto, Xylókastro, Náfplio (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSE of Krestena, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.6756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5545° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE of Krestena, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-15 18:55:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 19:29:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 434 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 0.424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us200050cf Id of event.
Event Code 200050cf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200050cf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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