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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Lamia in Greece

Earthquake location 38.9707S, 22.4723WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lamia in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:03:17 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hhim. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hhim. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 12:03:17 / October 26, 2018 @ 12:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.4723 East, latitude 38.9707 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Áyios Konstandínos, Agrínio, Xylókastro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km NNE of Lamia, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.4723° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9707° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of Lamia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-26 12:03:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-26 12:46:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 370 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 1.131 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us1000hhim Id of event.
Event Code 1000hhim An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hhim, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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