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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Emponas in Greece

Earthquake location 36.16S, 27.5079WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Emponas in Greece on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.4 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 12:11:04 / April 16, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:11:04 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.5079 East, latitude 36.16 North, depth = 87.4 km. Event id: us10008i3v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i3v.

Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kos (c. 19 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kos, Ródos, Datça.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km WSW of Emponas, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.5079° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.16° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km WSW of Emponas, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-16 12:11:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-16 12:27:44 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 0.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us10008i3v Id of event.
Event Code 10008i3v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008i3v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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