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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.77S, 20.6323WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 16:44:04 / October 16, 2016 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.18 km (4 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:04 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007els. Event ids that are associated: us20007els. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6323 East, latitude 39.77 North, depth = 7.18 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Korçë, Siátista, Árgos Orestikó (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6323° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.77° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km 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 16:44:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-16 17:04:16 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 312 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 0.647 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us20007els Id of event.
Event Code 20007els An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007els, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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