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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Filotion in Greece



Earthquake location 36.896S, 25.5963WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Filotion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 175.07 km (109 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 17:24:21 / September 9, 2016 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:24:21 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 175.07 km, 25.5963° East, 36.896° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ndm. Id of event: us10006ndm.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Ermoúpolis (c. 11 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mykonos (c. 7 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Naxos (c. 7 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ermoúpolis, Mykonos, Páros (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two 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.

Questions or comments?

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. 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: 19 km SSE of Filotion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.5963° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.896° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 175.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE of Filotion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-09 17:24:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 18:18:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 326 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 0.535 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us10006ndm Id of event.
Event Code 10006ndm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ndm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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