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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Lardos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.9928S, 28.0249WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lardos in Greece on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 77.62 km, 28.0249° East, 35.9928° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000advt. Unique identifier: us2000advt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.62 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:48:34 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 16:48:34 / September 1, 2017 @ 4:48 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarigerme, Marmaris, Datça.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km S of Lardos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.0249° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Lardos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-01 16:48:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-01 17:08:21 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 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 370 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 0.233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000advt Id of event.
Event Code 2000advt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000advt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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