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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7278S, 20.6382WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 00:47:34 / October 16, 2016 @ 12:47 am. Exact location, longitude 20.6382° East, latitude 39.7278° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007fvg. Unique identifier: us20007fvg. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:34 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çorovodë, Préveza, Kalampáka (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 7 km WNW 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 20.6382° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW 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 00:47:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-10 23:22:09 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 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us20007fvg Id of event.
Event Code 20007fvg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007fvg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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