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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.2653S, 20.6535WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.76 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:05:56 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.6535 East, latitude 37.2653 North, depth = 10.76 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 13:05:56 / November 19, 2018 @ 1:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000htwc. Id of event: us1000htwc.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Argostólion, Pýlos, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Did you feel the quake?

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: 52 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6535° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km 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 2018-11-19 13:05:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 13:27:28 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 400 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 1.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us1000htwc Id of event.
Event Code 1000htwc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000htwc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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