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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Verdikoússa in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7575S, 22.1287WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Verdikoússa in Greece on Wednesday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:24:08 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 18:24:08 / March 3, 2021 @ 6:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df7z. Id of event: us7000df7z. Exact location of event, longitude 22.1287 East, latitude 39.7575 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néoi Epivátes, Krýa Vrýsi, Epanomí. Event epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 13 km ESE of Verdikoússa, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.1287° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km ESE of Verdikoússa, 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 18:24:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 18:50:42 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 3.1 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 400 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 0.442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 us7000df7z Id of event.
Event Code 7000df7z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df7z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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