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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Týrnavos in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7692S, 22.183WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfm4. Id of event: us7000dfm4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:09 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.183° East, 39.7692° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 20:03:09 / March 4, 2021 @ 8:03 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alexándreia, Epanomí, Néa Michanióna. Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km WNW of Týrnavos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.183° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7692° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km WNW 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 2021-03-04 20:03:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 18:22:11 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 326 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 0.408 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 35 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 us7000dfm4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfm4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfm4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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