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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 7 km SSW of Kraniá Elassónas, Greece

Earthquake location 39.8918S, 21.9415WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kraniá Elassónas in Greece on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:23:52 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dfld. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfld. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 21.9415° East, 39.8918° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 19:23:52 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:23 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vólos, Néa Ionía, Epanomí (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SSW of Kraniá Elassónas, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8918° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km SSW of Kraniá Elassónas, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-04 19:23:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-04 19:35:09 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 385 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 0.47 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us7000dfld Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfld An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfld, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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