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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Palekastro in Greece

Earthquake location 35.479S, 26.3791WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Palekastro in Greece. Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 10:00:04 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cpux. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpux. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:04 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.3791° East, 35.479° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ierápetra, Ágios Nikólaos, Siteía (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Ierápetra (c. 12 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ágios Nikólaos (c. 10 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Siteía (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NNE of Palekastro, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.3791° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.479° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km NNE of Palekastro, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-07 10:00:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-14 07:40:54 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 0.641 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us7000cpux Id of event.
Event Code 7000cpux An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cpux, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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