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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near southern Greece



Earthquake location 37.9902S, 21.218WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes southern Greece kilometers (0 miles) from southern Greece on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 15:23:33 / June 18, 2017 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:23:33 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 21.218 East, latitude 37.9902 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009nfp. Event ids that are associated: us20009nfp.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyparissía, Aígio, Áyios Konstandínos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southern Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.218° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9902° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place southern Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-18 15:23:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 16:22:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 298 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 0.985 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us20009nfp Id of event.
Event Code 20009nfp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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