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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 83 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece

Earthquake location 34.261S, 25.5957WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Néa Anatolí in Greece. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 21:24:40 / November 24, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cs7c. Id of event: us6000cs7c. The temblor was detected at 21:24:40 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 25.5957° East, latitude 34.261° North, depth = 27.05 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.05 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra (min 5000 pop).

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 one hundred and sixty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 83 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 25.5957° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.261° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 km S of Néa Anatolí, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-24 21:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-24 22:36:23 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 1.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us6000cs7c Id of event.
Event Code 6000cs7c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cs7c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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