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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Plomarion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.8707S, 26.4023WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Plomarion in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.85 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mas. Unique identifier: us20009mas. 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: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 04:35:56 / June 14, 2017 @ 4:35 am. Exact location, longitude 26.4023° East, latitude 38.8707° North, depth = 17.85 km. The temblor was reported at 06:35:56 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kınık, Burhaniye, Karabağlar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from İzmir (c. 2 500 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Karabağlar (c. 458 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bergama (c. 57 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Menemen (c. 53 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Urla (c. 45 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Aliağa (c. 44 900 pop).

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

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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. 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: 12 km SSE of Plomarion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8707° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE 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 2017-06-14 04:35:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 03:01:28 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 1.729 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us20009mas Id of event.
Event Code 20009mas An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009mas, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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