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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 18 km SW of Kardamas, Greece

Earthquake location 37.6753S, 21.1642WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kardamas in Greece. Id of earthquake: us70003lvi. Event ids that are associated: us70003lvi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.1642 East, latitude 37.6753 North, depth = 24.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.69 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:05 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 22:26:05 / May 15, 2019 @ 10:26 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Megalópoli, Río, Argostólion. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km SW of Kardamas, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.1642° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SW of Kardamas, 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 22:26:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-16 00:31:27 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 259 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 0.782 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us70003lvi Id of event.
Event Code 70003lvi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003lvi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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