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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Plomarion in Greece



Earthquake location 38.9025S, 26.4815WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Plomarion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009nb8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nb8. Exact location, longitude 26.4815° East, latitude 38.9025° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 19:50:06 / June 17, 2017 @ 7:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:50:06 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kırkağaç, Soma, Ezine (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Manisa (c. 244 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Soma (c. 65 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SE of Plomarion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4815° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9025° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Plomarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-17 19:50:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 20:11:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 408 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 1.675 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20009nb8 Id of event.
Event Code 20009nb8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nb8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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