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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 49 km N of Analipsis, Greece

Earthquake location 35.7553S, 25.6358WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Analipsis in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.58 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 25.6358° East, latitude 35.7553° North, depth = 77.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000994t. Id of event: us7000994t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:08:56 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 02:08:56 / May 3, 2020 @ 2:08 am.

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Irákleion (c. 137 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Néa Alikarnassós (c. 11 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Gázi (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ierápetra, Siteía, Gázi (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km N of Analipsis, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.6358° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7553° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km N of Analipsis, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-03 02:08:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-03 02:29:45 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 271 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 0.766 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us7000994t Id of event.
Event Code 7000994t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000994t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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