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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.4448S, 20.7759WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:54:09 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.79 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 18:54:09 / January 11, 2019 @ 6:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 20.7759 East, latitude 37.4448 North, depth = 17.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j330. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j330.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km S of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7759° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4448° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km S 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 2019-01-11 18:54:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-11 22:19:56 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 0.954 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us2000j330 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j330 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j330, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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