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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Lithakia in Greece

Earthquake location 37.6965S, 20.8382WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lithakia in Greece. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006yjx. Id of event: us70006yjx. Exact location of earthquake, 20.8382° East, 37.6965° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 23:47:55 / January 11, 2020 @ 11:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:47:55 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 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 Mesolóngi, Filiatrá, Kyparissía.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km S of Lithakia, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8382° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of Lithakia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-11 23:47:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-12 00:08:19 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 284 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 1.007 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 142 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 us70006yjx Id of event.
Event Code 70006yjx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006yjx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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