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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Perakhora in Greece

Earthquake location 38.1103S, 22.9114WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Perakhora in Greece. The temblor was detected at 19:17:11 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 17:17:11 / August 3, 2019 @ 5:17 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000507p. Event ids that are associated: us6000507p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 22.9114 East, latitude 38.1103 North, depth = 38.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.49 km (24 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spáta, Koropí, Pallíni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km NNW of Perakhora, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.9114° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1103° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW of Perakhora, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-03 17:17:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-06 14:41:34 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 1.215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us6000507p Id of event.
Event Code 6000507p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000507p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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