Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7944S, 20.6878WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dva. Unique identifier: us10008dva. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 23:46:33 / April 1, 2017 @ 11:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6878 East, latitude 39.7944 North, depth = 13.19 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:33 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.19 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korçë, Siátista, Çorovodë.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 10 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6878° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7944° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-01 23:46:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-02 01:24:03 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 271 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 0.692 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us10008dva Id of event.
Event Code 10008dva An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dva, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply