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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Makry Gialos in Greece



Earthquake location 34.8974S, 26.0573WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.83 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:35:46 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000blmt. Event ids that are associated: us2000blmt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 18:35:46 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.0573 East, latitude 34.8974 North, depth = 12.83 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goúvai, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop).

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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.0573° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8974° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-10 18:35:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 19:23:09 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 298 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 1.033 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us2000blmt Id of event.
Event Code 2000blmt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000blmt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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