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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Néa Anatolí in Greece

Earthquake location 34.4137S, 25.4656WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece. Global time and date of event 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 20:34:06 / June 19, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000af4v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000af4v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:34:06 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 25.4656° East, latitude 34.4137° North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ágios Nikólaos, Moíres, Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 68 km SSW of Néa Anatolí, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.4656° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68 km SSW 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 20:34:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-19 21:28:28 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 312 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 0.992 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 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 us6000af4v Id of event.
Event Code 6000af4v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000af4v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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