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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Nemea in Greece



Earthquake location 37.8884S, 22.6323WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Nemea in Greece. Global time and date of event 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 22:58:39 / February 19, 2017 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:58:39 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008kuc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kuc. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.6323 East, latitude 37.8884 North, depth = 3.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ílion, Peristéri, Kallithéa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ílion (c. 84 800 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NNW of Nemea, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.6323° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8884° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Nemea, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-19 22:58:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-22 01:03:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 0.904 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us20008kuc Id of event.
Event Code 20008kuc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008kuc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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