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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Omvriaki in Greece

Earthquake location 39.0329S, 22.3097WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Omvriaki in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.17 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:38 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 22.3097° East, 39.0329° North, depth 79.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/19 / 2019-11-29 20:46:38 / November 29, 2019 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70006elj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006elj.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elassóna, Kalampáka, Río (min 5000 pop).

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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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 SSE of Omvriaki, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.3097° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSE of Omvriaki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-29 20:46:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-29 21:39:16 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 1.078 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us70006elj Id of event.
Event Code 70006elj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006elj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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