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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Ierapetra in Greece

Earthquake location 34.0595S, 25.8342WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 105 km S of Ierapetra, Greece (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 25.8342 East, latitude 34.0595 North, depth = 37.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 03:57:31 / May 5, 2020 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:57:31 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009eru. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009eru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.79 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 105 km S of Ierapetra, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.8342° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km S of Ierapetra, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-05 03:57:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 22:56:41 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 284 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 1.451 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us70009eru Id of event.
Event Code 70009eru An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009eru, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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