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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Fira in Greece

Earthquake location 36.3113S, 25.0351WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Fira in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.71 km (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:05 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 18:27:05 / February 14, 2018 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.0351 East, latitude 36.3113 North, depth = 137.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6z6. Unique identifier: us2000d6z6.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Páros (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Páros (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km WSW of Fira, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.0351° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3113° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km WSW of Fira, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-14 18:27:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-06 22:10:18 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 0.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us2000d6z6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d6z6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d6z6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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