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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Lixourion in Greece



Earthquake location 37.9476S, 20.1471WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 22:02:01 / February 28, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100085tz. Unique identifier: us100085tz. The temblor was detected at 23:02:01 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.1471° East, 37.9476° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zákynthos, Argostólion. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SW of Lixourion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.1471° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9476° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SW of Lixourion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-28 22:02:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-28 22:36:38 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 284 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 1.608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us100085tz Id of event.
Event Code 100085tz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100085tz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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