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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Karyes in Greece

Earthquake location 39.9957S, 24.3777WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Karyes in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1rq. Unique identifier: us6000c1rq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.76 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 24.3777 East, latitude 39.9957 North, depth = 10.76 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 22:50:25 / September 26, 2020 @ 10:50 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:50:25 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Kavála (c. 54 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Polýgyros (c. 10 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Néa Moudhaniá (c. 9 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mýrina (c. 5 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Karyes (c. 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kavála, Néa Moudhaniá, Polýgyros. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 31 km SSE of Karyes, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.3777° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9957° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km SSE of Karyes, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-26 22:50:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-26 23:06:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 434 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 1.552 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c1rq Id of event.
Event Code 6000c1rq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c1rq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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