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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Sinoikismos Khavarion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.9056S, 21.4939WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sinoikismos Khavarion in Greece on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 21.4939 East, latitude 37.9056 North, depth = 13.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008inh. Id of event: us70008inh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.84 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 15:56:39 / March 30, 2020 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:56:39 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, Argostólion, Trípoli.

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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 11 km ENE of Sinoikismos Khavarion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.4939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.9056° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ENE of Sinoikismos Khavarion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-30 15:56:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-06 14:11:05 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 0.802 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us70008inh Id of event.
Event Code 70008inh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008inh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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