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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Pirgos in Greece



Earthquake location 34.9596S, 25.3576WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pirgos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 25.3576° East, 34.9596° North, depth 12.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wnn. Unique identifier: us20009wnn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 21:14:30 / July 15, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.32 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:14:30 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siteía, Gázi, Néa Alikarnassós (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

Questions or comments?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km ESE of Pirgos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.3576° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ESE of Pirgos, 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 21:14:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 21:43:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 259 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 0.504 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us20009wnn Id of event.
Event Code 20009wnn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wnn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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