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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.3368S, 20.6002WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 17:30:14 / January 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 20.6002° East, 37.3368° North. The temblor was reported at 18:30:14 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j2l9. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2l9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Kyparissía, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6002° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km 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 2019-01-10 17:30:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-10 19:13:28 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 354 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 1.068 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us2000j2l9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j2l9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j2l9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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