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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Gastouni in Greece

Earthquake location 37.8391S, 21.2342WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gastouni in Greece on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 02:02:42 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.2342° East, 37.8391° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 00:02:42 / May 15, 2019 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003la7. Unique identifier: us70003la7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Áyios Konstandínos, Agrínio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km SW of Gastouni, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.2342° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8391° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of Gastouni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-15 00:02:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-15 01:34:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 284 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 0.858 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us70003la7 Id of event.
Event Code 70003la7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003la7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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