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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Dhervenion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.9848S, 22.3794WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Dhervenion in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 22.3794° East, 37.9848° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70007knx. Event ids that are associated: us70007knx. Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 04:45:31 / February 7, 2020 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:45:31 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mégara (c. 23 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesolóngi, Amaliáda, Néa Péramos (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 16 km S of Dhervenion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.3794° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9848° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km S of Dhervenion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-07 04:45:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-07 05:09:58 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 298 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 0.881 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us70007knx Id of event.
Event Code 70007knx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007knx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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