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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Karpathos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.2018S, 28.0068WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece (49 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 6.44 km, 28.0068° East, 35.2018° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 19:35:09 / February 7, 2020 @ 7:35 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:09 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.44 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q4n. Unique identifier: us70007q4n.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km ESE of Karpathos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.0068° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79km ESE of Karpathos, 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 19:35:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-07 19:11:15 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 0.772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us70007q4n Id of event.
Event Code 70007q4n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007q4n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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