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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Aris in Greece

Earthquake location 37.102S, 21.9072WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aris in Greece. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 01:46:56 / August 6, 2019 @ 1:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:46:56 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60005146. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005146. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.9072° East, 37.102° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Trípoli, Zacháro. Epicenter of the event was 20 km (12 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km W of Aris, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9072° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.102° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Aris, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-06 01:46:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-06 04:59:51 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 188 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 0.077 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60005146 Id of event.
Event Code 60005146 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005146, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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