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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Kyllini in Greece



Earthquake location 38.0842S, 21.1134WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kyllini in Greece on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 04:55:37 / June 19, 2017 @ 4:55 am. Exact location, longitude 21.1134° East, latitude 38.0842° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:55:37 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009niz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009niz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lefkáda, Aígio, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km N of Kyllini, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.1134° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0842° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km N of Kyllini, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-19 04:55:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-19 05:40:34 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 312 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 1.339 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us20009niz Id of event.
Event Code 20009niz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009niz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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