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Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake has struck near Lardos in Greece

Earthquake location 36.0159S, 28.1775WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lardos in Greece on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.1775 East, latitude 36.0159 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:30:49 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j898. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j898. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/19 / 2019-01-24 14:30:49 / January 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fethiye, Ortaca, Dalaman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km ESE of Lardos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.1775° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0159° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ESE of Lardos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-24 14:30:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-24 14:51:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 432 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 0.202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j898 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j898 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j898, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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