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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Methoni in Greece

Earthquake location 36.5198S, 21.0784WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Methoni in Greece on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 18:00:34 / November 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:00:34 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hvgp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvgp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.25 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0784 East, latitude 36.5198 North, depth = 35.25 km.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Filiatrá, Gargaliánoi, Pýlos. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pýlos (c. 5 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Methoni, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.0784° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5198° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km WSW 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 2018-11-22 18:00:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-22 18:42:10 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 271 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 0.945 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us1000hvgp Id of event.
Event Code 1000hvgp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hvgp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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