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

Earthquake location 37.6008S, 20.5222WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 13:09:50 / October 30, 2018 @ 1:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000i7k7. Event ids that are associated: us2000i7k7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.5222° East, 37.6008° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:50 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni. Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km WSW of Mouzaki, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.5222° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km WSW of Mouzaki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-30 13:09:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-06 19:26:58 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 2.011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us2000i7k7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i7k7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i7k7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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