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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Náfpaktos in Greece

Earthquake location 38.3391S, 21.8502WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Náfpaktos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.8502° East, 38.3391° North. The temblor was reported at 01:49:31 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfxs. Id of event: us7000cfxs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 01:49:31 / November 17, 2020 @ 1:49 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Livadeiá, Kiáto, Pýrgos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 15 km (9 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSE of Náfpaktos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.8502° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3391° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SSE of Náfpaktos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 01:49:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 02:44:33 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 1.16 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us7000cfxs Id of event.
Event Code 7000cfxs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cfxs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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