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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 33 km WSW of Katastarion, Greece

Earthquake location 37.7686S, 20.3935WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Katastarion in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 20.3935° East, 37.7686° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hpgr. Unique identifier: us1000hpgr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:46:02 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 22:46:02 / November 8, 2018 @ 10:46 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pýrgos, Amaliáda, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km WSW of Katastarion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3935° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km 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 2018-11-08 22:46:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-08 23:07:07 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 312 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 1.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us1000hpgr Id of event.
Event Code 1000hpgr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hpgr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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