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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7848S, 20.6133WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. 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: us20007ema. Id of event: us20007ema. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.14 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 20.6133 East, latitude 39.7848 North, depth = 27.14 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:40 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 19:01:40 / October 16, 2016 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siátista, Korçë, Préveza (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6133° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7848° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.14 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 19:01:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-16 19:31:07 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 0.634 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 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 us20007ema Id of event.
Event Code 20007ema An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007ema, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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