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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Fili in Greece

Earthquake location 38.1583S, 23.6028WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Fili in Greece. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:11:54 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70004ntu. Event ids that are associated: us70004ntu. Exact location of event, longitude 23.6028 East, latitude 38.1583 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 12:11:54 / July 19, 2019 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xylókastro, Kiáto, Kárystos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NW of Fili, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.6028° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NW of Fili, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-19 12:11:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-19 12:48:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 272 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 1.651 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004ntu Id of event.
Event Code 70004ntu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004ntu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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