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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Perivolion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.2188S, 19.9468WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Perivolion in Greece. Unique identifier: us2000dwg0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwg0. Global time and date of event 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 14:37:33 / April 8, 2018 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT. 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 36.11 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 19.9468° East, latitude 39.2188° North, depth = 36.11 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:37:33 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ioánnina, Anatolí, Árta (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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 23 km SSW of Perivolion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 19.9468° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSW of Perivolion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-08 14:37:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-08 16:08:58 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 284 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 0.506 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us2000dwg0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dwg0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dwg0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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