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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Koroni in Greece



Earthquake location 36.7573S, 21.9434WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Koroni in Greece on Wednesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:32 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006th7. Id of event: us10006th7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 07:17:32 / September 28, 2016 @ 7:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9434° East, 36.7573° North, depth 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trípoli, Zacháro, Megalópoli (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Did you feel anything?

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: 4 km S of Koroni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9434° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S of Koroni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-28 07:17:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 07:29:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 385 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 0.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us10006th7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006th7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006th7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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