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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7813S, 20.6075WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:17:38 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.6075° East, latitude 39.7813° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqrw. Id of event: us2000cqrw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 23:17:38 / January 28, 2018 @ 11:17 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalampáka, Çorovodë, Grevená (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Çorovodë (c. 14 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Rodotopion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6075° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7813° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Rodotopion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-28 23:17:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-29 06:25:41 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 246 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 0.629 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us2000cqrw Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqrw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqrw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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