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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Anthiró in Greece

Earthquake location 39.4306S, 21.4312WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Anthiró in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 21.4312° East, 39.4306° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 05:45:12 / August 1, 2020 @ 5:45 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:12 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b7un. Event ids that are associated: us6000b7un.

Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siátista, Lefkáda, Agrínio (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NNW of Anthiró, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.4312° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NNW of Anthiró, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-01 05:45:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-19 05:11:12 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 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 1.056 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us6000b7un Id of event.
Event Code 6000b7un An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b7un, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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