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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Kamárai in Greece

Earthquake location 38.4063S, 22.048WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:40:22 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 09:40:22 / January 13, 2021 @ 9:40 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.048° East, 38.4063° North. Unique identifier: us6000d7zn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7zn.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kórinthos, Loutráki, Gastoúni. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km NNE of Kamárai, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.048° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4063° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 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 2021-01-13 09:40:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-13 10:21:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 312 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 0.653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us6000d7zn Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7zn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7zn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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