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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Katastárion in Greece

Earthquake location 37.7983S, 20.7291WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Katastárion 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 has occurred at 12:26:02 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.7291 East, latitude 37.7983 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dec9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dec9. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 12:26:02 / February 28, 2021 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ovriá, Paralía, Zacháro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Paralía (c. 7 300 pop).

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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km SW of Katastárion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7291° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km SW of Katastárion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 12:26:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 12:40:29 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 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 1.134 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us7000dec9 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dec9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dec9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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