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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Makrakomi in Greece

Earthquake location 38.9244S, 22.1115WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Makrakomi in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20007gi7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007gi7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.1115 East, latitude 38.9244 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:56 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 22:09:56 / October 24, 2016 @ 10:09 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Týrnavos, Agriá, Orchomenós (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 1 km SSW of Makrakomi, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.1115° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9244° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of Makrakomi, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-24 22:09:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-12 02:54:57 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 1.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us20007gi7 Id of event.
Event Code 20007gi7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007gi7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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