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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Pirgos in Greece



Earthquake location 34.1978S, 24.9373WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km SSW of Pirgos, Greece (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.31 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.9373 East, latitude 34.1978 North, depth = 34.31 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 18:51:56 / February 10, 2017 @ 6:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008lew. Event ids that are associated: us20008lew. The temblor was reported at 20:51:56 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter).

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 two, in the past 30 days two 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 91 km SSW of Pirgos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.9373° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km SSW of Pirgos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-10 18:51:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-02 20:06:08 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 259 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 1.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us20008lew Id of event.
Event Code 20008lew An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008lew, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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