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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Afantou in Greece

Earthquake location 36.0341S, 28.6953WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Afantou in Greece on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 11:11:54 / May 25, 2020 @ 11:11 am. The temblor was detected at 13:11:54 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.6953° East, latitude 36.0341° North, depth = 40.46 km. Id of earthquake: us70009pzy. Event ids that are associated: us70009pzy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.46 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Fethiye (c. 60 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ortaca (c. 19 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dalaman (c. 19 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sarigerme (c. 16 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ortaca, Kaş, Dalaman (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 55 km ESE of Afantou, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.6953° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0341° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km ESE of Afantou, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-25 11:11:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 13:11:28 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 0.498 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us70009pzy Id of event.
Event Code 70009pzy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009pzy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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