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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Lixourion in Greece



Earthquake location 38.2847S, 20.3263WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005h1i. Unique identifier: us20005h1i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3263 East, latitude 38.2847 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 18:53:44 / April 11, 2016 @ 6:53 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:44 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Gastoúni, Préveza. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NW of Lixourion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3263° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2847° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Lixourion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-11 18:53:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 22:53:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 326 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 1.681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us20005h1i Id of event.
Event Code 20005h1i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005h1i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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