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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Patitirion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.168S, 24.2283WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Patitirion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.97 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 11/10/17 / 2017-10-11 22:49:44 / October 11, 2017 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:49:44 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.97 km, 24.2283° East, 39.168° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aqij. Id of event: us1000aqij.

Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Néa Artáki (c. 9 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Vasilikón (c. 7 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Psachná (c. 5 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Agriá (c. 5 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Skiáthos (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mýrina, Agriá, Dhrosiá.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km E of Patitirion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.2283° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km E of Patitirion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-11 22:49:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-11 23:13:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 403 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 1.479 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us1000aqij Id of event.
Event Code 1000aqij An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000aqij, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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