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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Kamarai in Greece



Earthquake location 38.4434S, 22.0398WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kamarai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 01:22:05 / July 15, 2017 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:22:05 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.0398 East, latitude 38.4434 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20009whe. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009whe.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amaliáda, Orchomenós, Kiáto. Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 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: 16 km NNE of Kamarai, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0398° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4434° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 01:22:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 01:34:43 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 2.157 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us20009whe Id of event.
Event Code 20009whe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009whe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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