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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 16 km S of Morfovoúni, Greece

Earthquake location 39.2032S, 21.7272WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Morfovoúni in Greece on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 21.7272 East, latitude 39.2032 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cep5. Unique identifier: us7000cep5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:16 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 21:38:16 / November 13, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ioánnina, Náfpaktos, Almyrós.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km S of Morfovoúni, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.7272° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2032° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km S of Morfovoúni, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 21:38:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-28 03:40:34 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 1.579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us7000cep5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cep5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cep5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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