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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Lardos in Greece



Earthquake location 35.863S, 27.6151WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Lardos in Greece. The temblor was detected at 01:29:48 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008se3. Unique identifier: us20008se3. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 23:29:48 / March 15, 2017 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.92 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.6151 East, latitude 35.863 North, depth = 16.92 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 Ródos, Triánta, Faliraki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SW of Lardos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.6151° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SW of Lardos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-15 23:29:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-16 00:15:24 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 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 0.485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us20008se3 Id of event.
Event Code 20008se3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008se3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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