Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Náfpaktos in Greece

Earthquake location 38.486S, 21.9899WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Náfpaktos in Greece. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:48 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 21.9899 East, latitude 38.486 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3n0. Id of event: us6000d3n0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 11:11:48 / December 28, 2020 @ 11:11 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchomenós, Kiáto, Livadeiá. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

Did you feel it?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NE of Náfpaktos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9899° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km NE 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 2020-12-28 11:11:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 13:02:15 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 1.661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us6000d3n0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3n0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3n0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply