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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Katastarion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8582S, 20.3385WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:11 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000da4s. Event ids that are associated: us1000da4s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 13:28:11 / March 28, 2018 @ 1:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 20.3385 East, latitude 37.8582 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Gastoúni, Zákynthos. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 37 km W of Katastarion, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3385° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8582° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km W of Katastarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-28 13:28:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-28 13:44:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 1.899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us1000da4s Id of event.
Event Code 1000da4s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000da4s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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