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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near southern Greece

Earthquake location 37.4059S, 24.2412WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes southern Greece kilometers (0 miles) from southern Greece on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 167.39 km (104 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 22:44:57 / November 25, 2020 @ 10:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cjqu. Id of event: us7000cjqu. Exact location of earthquake, 24.2412° East, 37.4059° North, depth 167.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:57 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salamína, Áno Liósia, Ágios Stéfanos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Athens (c. 664 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Piraeus (c. 163 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Peristéri (c. 140 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kallithéa (c. 100 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Acharnés (c. 99 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Níkaia (c. 89 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: southern Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.2412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4059° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 167.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place southern Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-25 22:44:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-25 23:51:31 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 246 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 1.86 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us7000cjqu Id of event.
Event Code 7000cjqu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cjqu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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