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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Magoula in Greece

Earthquake location 38.1274S, 23.5401WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magoula in Greece on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60004wsq. Event ids that are associated: us60004wsq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 23.5401° East, 38.1274° North. Global time and date of event 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 16:09:08 / July 28, 2019 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:09:08 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Árgos, Náfplio, Xylókastro.

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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNE of Magoula, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.5401° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1274° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE 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 2019-07-28 16:09:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-28 16:28:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 328 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 1.593 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us60004wsq Id of event.
Event Code 60004wsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004wsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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