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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 7 km WSW of Týrnavos, Greece

Earthquake location 39.713S, 22.2122WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:45:46 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.05 km (3 miles). 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 11:45:46 / March 3, 2021 @ 11:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df4l. Id of event: us7000df4l. Exact location of event, depth 5.05 km, 22.2122° East, 39.713° North.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Krýa Vrýsi, Néa Moudhaniá, Peraía (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 7 km WSW of Týrnavos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.2122° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.713° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km WSW 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 11:45:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 11:57:36 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 432 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 0.444 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 28 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 us7000df4l Id of event.
Event Code 7000df4l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df4l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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