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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Karpenision in Greece

Earthquake location 39.0301S, 21.6428WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Karpenision in Greece on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.6428 East, latitude 39.0301 North, depth = 82.53 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 82.53 km (51 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:55 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000820q. Event ids that are associated: us2000820q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 19:10:55 / December 17, 2016 @ 7:10 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pátra, Ámfissa, Lefkáda. Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NW of Karpenision, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.6428° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0301° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NW of Karpenision, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-17 19:10:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-11 04:01:25 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 1.585 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us2000820q Id of event.
Event Code 2000820q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000820q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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