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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Koroni in Greece



Earthquake location 36.2225S, 21.9099WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Koroni in Greece on Monday. 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: 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 13:50:48 / January 2, 2017 @ 1:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 21.9099° East, 36.2225° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:50:48 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007uak. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007uak.

The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamáta, Messíni, Pýlos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 64 km S of Koroni, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9099° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2225° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km S of Koroni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-02 13:50:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-31 21:03:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 298 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 0.954 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 111 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 us10007uak Id of event.
Event Code 10007uak An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007uak, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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