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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 21 km SSW of Mourniai, Greece

Earthquake location 35.3016S, 23.9166WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mourniai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004vug. Event ids that are associated: us10004vug. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.9166 East, latitude 35.3016 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:25:15 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 14:25:15 / March 7, 2016 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moíres, Rethymno, Chaniá (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SSW of Mourniai, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.9166° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of Mourniai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-07 14:25:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-07 16:06:12 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 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 0.796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us10004vug Id of event.
Event Code 10004vug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004vug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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