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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 2 km NNE of Agios Spyridon, Greece

Earthquake location 39.1656S, 20.8741WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Agios Spyridon in Greece on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:38:36 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/16 / 2016-07-26 15:38:36 / July 26, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. Event id: us20006hsd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006hsd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.8741° East, 39.1656° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kardítsa, Tríkala, Kalampáka (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NNE of Agios Spyridon, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8741° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNE of Agios Spyridon, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-26 15:38:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-26 16:25:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 298 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 0.997 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us20006hsd Id of event.
Event Code 20006hsd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006hsd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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