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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Pefkochori in Greece

Earthquake location 39.937S, 23.7508WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pefkochori in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 01:34:42 / April 21, 2018 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 23.7508° East, 39.937° North, depth 16.39 km. The temblor was reported at 03:34:42 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.39 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpph. Id of event: us1000dpph.

The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Epanomí (c. 8 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Néa Kallikráteia (c. 7 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Skiáthos (c. 5 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Skiáthos, Epanomí, Néa Kallikráteia (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km ESE of Pefkochori, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.7508° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.937° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Pefkochori, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-21 01:34:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-21 02:01:16 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 0.982 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us1000dpph Id of event.
Event Code 1000dpph An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dpph, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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