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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Rodotopion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.8006S, 20.6707WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rodotopion in Greece on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 06:49:46 / July 18, 2018 @ 6:49 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6707 East, latitude 39.8006 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:49:46 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000g7rj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g7rj.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Korçë, Siátista, Árgos Orestikó. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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. 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: 11 km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6707° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8006° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Rodotopion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-18 06:49:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-18 07:08:20 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 0.826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us2000g7rj Id of event.
Event Code 2000g7rj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g7rj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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