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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.4596S, 20.6382WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 07:33:03 / May 4, 2019 @ 7:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70003gms. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gms. Exact location, longitude 20.6382° East, latitude 37.4596° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:33:03 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Argostólion, Pýrgos, Amaliáda. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SSW of Lithakia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6382° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km 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 2019-05-04 07:33:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-04 12:57:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 168 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 1.063 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 162 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003gms Id of event.
Event Code 70003gms An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003gms, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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