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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Palaiochora in Greece

Earthquake location 35.0912S, 23.169WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Palaiochora in Greece. Unique identifier: us1000f2nk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f2nk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 20:48:47 / June 26, 2018 @ 8:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 41.12 km, 23.169° East, 35.0912° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.12 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:48:47 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soúda, Chaniá, Mourniés (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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 49 km WSW of Palaiochora, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.169° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0912° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km WSW of Palaiochora, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-26 20:48:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-27 19:55:36 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 1.423 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 147 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 us1000f2nk Id of event.
Event Code 1000f2nk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f2nk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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