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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Katastarion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.7202S, 20.454WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6wu. Id of event: us2000i6wu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:13 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 20.454° East, 37.7202° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 06:46:13 / November 5, 2018 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).

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

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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: 30 km WSW of Katastarion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.454° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7202° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km WSW of Katastarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-05 06:46:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-05 07:48:31 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 354 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 1.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000i6wu Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6wu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6wu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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