Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Kastrí in Greece

Earthquake location 34.8315S, 23.9811WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kastrí in Greece on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:25 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 14:55:25 / October 11, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 23.9811 East, latitude 34.8315 North, depth = 32.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8il. Unique identifier: us6000c8il. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.37 km (20 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Chaniá (c. 54 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Rethymno (c. 29 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Soúda (c. 6 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mourniés (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moíres, Chaniá, Rethymno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

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

Did you feel anything?

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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km W of Kastrí, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.9811° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.8315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km W of Kastrí, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-11 14:55:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-15 20:50:15 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 259 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 0.873 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us6000c8il Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8il An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8il, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply