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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 56 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece

Earthquake location 34.5017S, 25.5744WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 21:17:11 / June 19, 2020 @ 9:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:11 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 25.5744 East, latitude 34.5017 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000af5n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000af5n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Goúvai (c. 7 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goúvai, Siteía, Moíres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.5744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-19 21:17:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-19 21:34:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.965 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us6000af5n Id of event.
Event Code 6000af5n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000af5n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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