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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near central Mediterranean Sea

Earthquake location 35.3021S, 22.9245WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, central Mediterranean Sea kilometers (0 miles) from central Mediterranean Sea. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.9245 East, latitude 35.3021 North, depth = 9.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:26:19 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.03 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100068tv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100068tv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 17:26:19 / July 30, 2016 @ 5:26 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: central Mediterranean Sea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.9245° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.3021° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place central Mediterranean Sea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-30 17:26:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-30 17:47:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 416 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 1.607 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 40 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 us100068tv Id of event.
Event Code 100068tv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100068tv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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