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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 9 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece

Earthquake location 39.7827S, 20.6654WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:18:01 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.6654° East, latitude 39.7827° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 13:18:01 / October 16, 2016 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007el3. Id of event: us20007el3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Préveza, Siátista, Árgos Orestikó (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 9 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6654° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7827° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW 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 13:18:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-16 16:31:03 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 284 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 0.673 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us20007el3 Id of event.
Event Code 20007el3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007el3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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