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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Oxilithos in Greece

Earthquake location 38.6344S, 24.464WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Oxilithos in Greece. The temblor was detected at 22:00:20 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005j0l. Event ids that are associated: us10005j0l. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.464 East, latitude 38.6344 North, depth = 14.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.54 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 20:00:20 / May 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Khalándrion (c. 74 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Maroúsi (c. 72 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 67 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agía Paraskeví (c. 59 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Galátsi (c. 59 300 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néa Chalkidóna, Papágou, Galátsi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km E of Oxilithos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.464° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km E of Oxilithos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-20 20:00:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-20 21:54:49 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 1.706 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 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 us10005j0l Id of event.
Event Code 10005j0l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005j0l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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