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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Karpathos in Greece

Earthquake location 36.0322S, 27.1993WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Karpathos in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 12:00:44 / November 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.61 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000btwm. Unique identifier: us2000btwm. Exact location of earthquake, 27.1993° East, 36.0322° North, depth 13.61 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:44 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Afántou, Datça, Archángelos. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 58 km N of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.1993° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km N of Karpathos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-24 12:00:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-24 12:18:00 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 259 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 0.485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us2000btwm Id of event.
Event Code 2000btwm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btwm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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