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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 10 km ESE of Nea Ankhialos, Greece

Earthquake location 39.26S, 22.929WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nea Ankhialos in Greece. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.929 East, latitude 39.26 North, depth = 9.5 km. Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 08:45:33 / May 20, 2016 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005irs. Event ids that are associated: us10005irs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:45:33 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kardítsa (c. 32 800 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Týrnavos (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kardítsa, Orchomenós, Týrnavos. Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 10 km ESE of Nea Ankhialos, 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 22.929° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.26° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Nea Ankhialos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-20 08:45:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-18 12:51:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us10005irs Id of event.
Event Code 10005irs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005irs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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