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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Ydra in Greece

Earthquake location 37.1477S, 23.8967WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Ydra in Greece on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700068i9. Unique identifier: us700068i9. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:15:12 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 18:15:12 / November 15, 2019 @ 6:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 23.8967 East, latitude 37.1477 North, depth = 10.8 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Glyfáda (c. 87 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ilioúpoli (c. 78 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Keratsíni (c. 77 100 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 Néo Psychikó, Agía Varvára, Korydallós.

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 has occurred nearby. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km ESE of Ydra, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.8967° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.1477° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km ESE of Ydra, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-15 18:15:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-15 19:20:03 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 312 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 1.575 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 49 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 us700068i9 Id of event.
Event Code 700068i9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700068i9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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