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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Makry Gialos in Greece



Earthquake location 34.2853S, 26.5651WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 100 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.5651 East, latitude 34.2853 North, depth = 11.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.1 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005clu. Unique identifier: us10005clu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 23:36:26 / April 29, 2016 @ 11:36 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:26 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.5651° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.2853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km SE of Makry Gialos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-29 23:36:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-29 23:49:24 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 284 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 1.35 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us10005clu Id of event.
Event Code 10005clu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005clu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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