Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Ayia Galini in Greece

Earthquake location 34.1223S, 24.0406WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km SSW of Ayia Galini, Greece (76 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:35:54 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.91 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 24.0406° East, 34.1223° North, depth 19.91 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a4he. Event ids that are associated: us2000a4he. 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: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 21:35:54 / July 31, 2017 @ 9:35 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

How would you describe the shaking?

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: 123 km SSW of Ayia Galini, Greece.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.0406° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1223° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 123km SSW of Ayia Galini, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-31 21:35:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-10 04:20:32 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 271 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 1.357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201 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 us2000a4he Id of event.
Event Code 2000a4he An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a4he, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply