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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 13 km NW of Kalavryta, Greece

Earthquake location 38.1322S, 22.0237WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kalavryta in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/16 / 2016-12-03 21:04:35 / December 3, 2016 @ 9:04 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:35 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007en5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007en5. Exact location of event, longitude 22.0237 East, latitude 38.1322 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyparissía, Náfplio, Lamía (min 5000 pop).

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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NW of Kalavryta, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0237° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Kalavryta, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-03 21:04:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-03 22:00:01 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 385 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 0.955 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us10007en5 Id of event.
Event Code 10007en5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007en5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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