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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Lardos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.9139S, 27.9487WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lardos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, 27.9487° East, 35.9139° North, depth 57.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.73 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:03 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/20 / 2020-04-24 13:16:03 / April 24, 2020 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009bfq. Id of event: us60009bfq.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datça, Ródos, Triánta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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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: 20 km SSW of Lardos, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.9487° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9139° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Lardos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-24 13:16:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-24 13:35:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 370 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 0.33 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60009bfq Id of event.
Event Code 60009bfq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009bfq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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