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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, Greece



Earthquake location 39.1844S, 21.6061WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Greece. Id of earthquake: us2000ak65. Event ids that are associated: us2000ak65. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 16:20:16 / September 11, 2017 @ 4:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.65 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 21.6061 East, latitude 39.1844 North, depth = 17.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:20:16 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grevená, Río, Almyrós (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.6061° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-11 16:20:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 16:45:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 385 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 0.59 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 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 us2000ak65 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ak65 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ak65, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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