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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Leonidi in Greece

Earthquake location 37.0131S, 23.0738WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Leonidi in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006eh8. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006eh8. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 03:43:31 / November 23, 2019 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 23.0738° East, 37.0131° North, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:43:31 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Messíni, Megalópoli, Aegina (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Náfplio (c. 14 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Aegina (c. 6 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Messíni (c. 6 800 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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. 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: 25 km SE of Leonidi, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.0738° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0131° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km 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 2019-11-23 03:43:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-05 05:57:27 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 0.933 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 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 us70006eh8 Id of event.
Event Code 70006eh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006eh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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