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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Tilisos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.279S, 25.0503WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tilisos in Greece on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100077ji. Unique identifier: us100077ji. Exact location of event, longitude 25.0503 East, latitude 35.279 North, depth = 49.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:34:41 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:34 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.18 km (31 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:34:41 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Rethymno (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 3 km SE of Tilisos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.0503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.279° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SE of Tilisos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-14 02:34:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 04:05:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 246 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 1.138 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us100077ji Id of event.
Event Code 100077ji An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100077ji, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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