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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Methoni in Greece

Earthquake location 36.4243S, 21.569WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Methoni in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 21.569 East, latitude 36.4243 North, depth = 37.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 13:17:15 / November 4, 2018 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.41 km (23 miles). Event id: us1000hpv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpv3. The temblor was reported at 14:17:15 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kyparissía (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyparissía, Kalamáta, Filiatrá (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Methoni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.569° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4243° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km SSW of Methoni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-04 13:17:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-11 20:02:17 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 298 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 2.662 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us1000hpv3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hpv3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hpv3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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