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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Methoni in Greece

Earthquake location 36.1826S, 21.7146WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006eq8. Unique identifier: us20006eq8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 18:07:03 / July 14, 2016 @ 6:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 21.7146 East, latitude 36.1826 North, depth = 34.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.17 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:07:03 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýlos.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km S of Methoni, 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 21.7146° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1826° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km S of Methoni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-14 18:07:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-14 18:32:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 1.008 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us20006eq8 Id of event.
Event Code 20006eq8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006eq8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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