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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 22 km NNE of Kamarai, Greece



Earthquake location 38.4974S, 22.0568WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kamarai in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 03:05:16 / July 15, 2017 @ 3:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.0568° East, 38.4974° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wi2. Id of event: us20009wi2. The temblor was reported at 05:05:16 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fársala, Kiáto, Orchomenós.

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

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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 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: 22 km NNE of Kamarai, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0568° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4974° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Kamarai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-15 03:05:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 03:33:05 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 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 0.566 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us20009wi2 Id of event.
Event Code 20009wi2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wi2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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