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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Fry in Greece

Earthquake location 35.49S, 26.665WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Fry in Greece on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 26.665° East, 35.49° North, depth 28.15 km. Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 19:36:37 / June 26, 2020 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:36:37 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.15 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ackw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ackw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía.

Each 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km WNW of Fry, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.665° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.49° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km WNW of Fry, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-26 19:36:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 22:13:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 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 355 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 1.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ackw Id of event.
Event Code 7000ackw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ackw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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