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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Magoula in Greece

Earthquake location 38.1153S, 23.5054WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magoula in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 11:13:16 / July 19, 2019 @ 11:13 am. Exact location of event, longitude 23.5054 East, latitude 38.1153 North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:13:16 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004nt3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004nt3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ámfissa, Náfplio, Árgos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 3 km NNW of Magoula, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.5054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1153° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Magoula, 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 11:13:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-19 11:37:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 41 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.6 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 459 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 1.564 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004nt3 Id of event.
Event Code 70004nt3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004nt3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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