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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Týrnavos in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7329S, 22.1658WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:02:37 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000df4r. Unique identifier: us7000df4r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.1658 East, latitude 39.7329 North, depth = 4.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 12:02:37 / March 3, 2021 @ 12:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.08 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 24 km (15 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Véroia, Agriá, Almyrós (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 10 km W of Týrnavos, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.1658° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km W of Týrnavos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-03 12:02:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 12:14:33 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 284 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 0.445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us7000df4r Id of event.
Event Code 7000df4r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df4r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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