Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 23 km SSE of Spetses, Greece

Earthquake location 37.0767S, 23.2974WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Spetses in Greece on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:32:33 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 00:32:33 / November 30, 2018 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 39.83 km, 23.2974° East, 37.0767° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i3ed. Unique identifier: us1000i3ed. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.83 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trípoli, Anávyssos, Árgos (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Náfplio (c. 14 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aegina (c. 6 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Anávyssos (c. 6 200 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km SSE of Spetses, Greece.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.2974° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0767° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSE of Spetses, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-30 00:32:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-11 02:57:05 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 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 1.101 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us1000i3ed Id of event.
Event Code 1000i3ed An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i3ed, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply