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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Gra Liyia in Greece



Earthquake location 34.5603S, 25.5307WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Gra Liyia in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 41.58 km, 25.5307° East, 34.5603° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.58 km (26 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:39 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 00:10:39 / May 30, 2016 @ 12:10 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005z42. Unique identifier: us20005z42.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía, Goúvai, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 52 km SSW of Gra Liyia, 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 25.5307° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5603° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SSW of Gra Liyia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-30 00:10:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-30 00:45:57 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 0.896 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us20005z42 Id of event.
Event Code 20005z42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005z42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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