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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Filiatai in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7051S, 20.3889WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Filiatai in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.3889 East, latitude 39.7051 North, depth = 13.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.22 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 05:25:14 / September 9, 2018 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:25:14 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbd8. Id of event: us2000hbd8.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çorovodë, Préveza, Árta.

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km NNE of Filiatai, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3889° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7051° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of Filiatai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-09 05:25:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-09 06:08:17 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 0.457 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us2000hbd8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hbd8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hbd8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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