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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.4823S, 20.8328WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.8328 East, latitude 37.4823 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000jbvv. Event ids that are associated: us2000jbvv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 13:52:31 / January 17, 2019 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:52:31 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Kyparissía (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 26 km S of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8328° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km 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 2019-01-17 13:52:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-11 15:39:18 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 3.4 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 285 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 0.922 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us2000jbvv Id of event.
Event Code 2000jbvv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jbvv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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