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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 48 km SSW of Karpathos, Greece

Earthquake location 35.0952S, 27.0396WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.47 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18.47 km, 27.0396° East, 35.0952° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:36:29 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006dke. Event ids that are associated: us10006dke. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 13:36:29 / August 13, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía. Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).

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 fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km SSW of Karpathos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0396° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SSW of Karpathos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-13 13:36:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-05 20:09:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0.461 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 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 us10006dke Id of event.
Event Code 10006dke An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006dke, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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