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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Skhisma in Greece

Earthquake location 35.596S, 25.8169WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Skhisma in Greece. Unique identifier: us70008dnc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008dnc. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:34 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.73 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 18:58:34 / March 21, 2020 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 25.8169° East, 35.596° North, depth 41.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Irákleion, Néa Alikarnassós.

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NNE of Skhisma, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.8169° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NNE of Skhisma, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 18:58:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-24 15:28:30 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 259 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 0.816 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us70008dnc Id of event.
Event Code 70008dnc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008dnc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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