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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Leonidi in Greece

Earthquake location 37.0526S, 22.9992WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Leonidi in Greece. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:22 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 17:14:22 / November 17, 2019 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000696n. Event ids that are associated: us7000696n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 22.9992° East, 37.0526° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kórinthos, Messíni, Aegina. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Náfplio (c. 14 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Aegina (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 17 km SE of Leonidi, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.9992° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0526° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SE of Leonidi, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-17 17:14:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 17:37:18 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 340 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 0.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us7000696n Id of event.
Event Code 7000696n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000696n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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