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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Gra Liyia in Greece

Earthquake location 34.6518S, 25.4322WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Gra Liyia in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.93 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 13:12:26 / July 14, 2019 @ 1:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.4322 East, latitude 34.6518 North, depth = 61.93 km. Event id: us70004k2r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004k2r. The temblor was detected at 15:12:26 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Siteía, Gázi, Néa Alikarnassós (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 46 km SSW of Gra Liyia, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.4322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6518° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km SSW of Gra Liyia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-14 13:12:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 14:24:40 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 0.775 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us70004k2r Id of event.
Event Code 70004k2r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004k2r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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