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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece

Earthquake location 39.7988S, 20.6311WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 20.6311 East, latitude 39.7988 North, depth = 10.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007enf. Unique identifier: us20007enf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 23:21:32 / October 16, 2016 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:32 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.09 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siátista, Korçë, Árgos Orestikó. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6311° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Rodotopion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-16 23:21:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-16 23:41:05 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 271 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 0.649 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us20007enf Id of event.
Event Code 20007enf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007enf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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