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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Aegean Sea

Earthquake location 40.189S, 24.9511WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Aegean Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Aegean Sea on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 20:41:24 / July 24, 2020 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3qc. Id of event: us6000b3qc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:41:24 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.9511 East, latitude 40.189 North, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Chrysoúpolis (c. 8 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Gökçeada (c. 7 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chrysoúpolis, Gökçeada, Karyes (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Aegean Sea.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.9511° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.189° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Aegean Sea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-24 20:41:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-25 16:56:15 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 1.053 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us6000b3qc Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3qc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3qc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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