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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 41 km SSE of Pirgos, Greece



Earthquake location 34.6469S, 25.3039WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 25.3039 East, latitude 34.6469 North, depth = 25.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.07 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:19 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 15:50:19 / April 17, 2017 @ 3:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008idh. Id of event: us10008idh.

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Néa Alikarnassós, Irákleion (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SSE of Pirgos, Greece. This data 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 25.3039° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6469° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SSE 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 2017-04-17 15:50:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 17:17:28 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 0.724 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10008idh Id of event.
Event Code 10008idh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008idh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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