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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 58 km N of Kolimvarion, Greece

Earthquake location 36.07S, 23.85WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kolimvarion in Greece on Wednesday. Event id: us10004scb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004scb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 14:41:40 / February 24, 2016 @ 2:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:41:40 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 23.85 East, latitude 36.07 North, depth = 46 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Mourniés, Chaniá (min 5000 pop). Close 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km N of Kolimvarion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.85° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.07° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km N of Kolimvarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-24 14:41:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-13 11:19:01 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 259 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us10004scb Id of event.
Event Code 10004scb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004scb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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