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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 15 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece

Earthquake location 38.4304S, 22.0513WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.0513° East, 38.4304° North. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:09:57 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 22:09:57 / January 12, 2021 @ 10:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7vr. Id of event: us6000d7vr.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Árgos, Trípoli, Kardítsa. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (21 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 15 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0513° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4304° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-12 22:09:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-12 22:29:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 417 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 0.63 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d7vr Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7vr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7vr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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