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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Verdikoússa in Greece

Earthquake location 39.8595S, 22.0123WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Verdikoússa in Greece. 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: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 21:11:10 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:11 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.66 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj5h. Unique identifier: us7000dj5h. The temblor was reported at 21:11:10 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.0123 East, latitude 39.8595 North, depth = 4.66 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Náousa, , Véroia (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Verdikoússa, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0123° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NNE 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 2021-03-13 21:11:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-13 23:17:24 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 259 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 0.44 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us7000dj5h Id of event.
Event Code 7000dj5h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dj5h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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