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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.3258S, 20.5786WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 02:44:39 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6v6. Id of event: us2000i6v6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:39 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.5786 East, latitude 37.3258 North, depth = 10 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.5786° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3258° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SSW of Lithakia, 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 02:44:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-05 03:05:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 326 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 2.186 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us2000i6v6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6v6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6v6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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