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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Makry Gialos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.0332S, 26.1525WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Makry Gialos in Greece. Exact location, longitude 26.1525° East, latitude 35.0332° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:22:51 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008try. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008try. Global time and date of event 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 10:22:51 / April 11, 2020 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Event epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gázi, Irákleion, Néa Alikarnassós. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km E of Makry Gialos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.1525° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km E of Makry Gialos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-11 10:22:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-11 10:40:19 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 385 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 0.971 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008try Id of event.
Event Code 70008try An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008try, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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