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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Florina in Greece

Earthquake location 40.7712S, 21.2151WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Florina in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 21.2151 East, latitude 40.7712 North, depth = 7.49 km. The temblor was reported at 05:11:51 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/16 / 2016-03-06 03:11:51 / March 6, 2016 @ 3:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.49 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004vld. Id of event: us10004vld.

The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Prilep (c. 73 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ohrid (c. 54 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Struga (c. 37 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Krýa Vrýsi, Çorovodë, Véroia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven 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.

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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: 16 km W of Florina, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.2151° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7712° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km W of Florina, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-06 03:11:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-06 03:30:11 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 271 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 0.128 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us10004vld Id of event.
Event Code 10004vld An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004vld, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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