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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 62 km WSW of Filiatra, Greece

Earthquake location 37.0378S, 20.8993WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Filiatra in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 21:51:19 / April 5, 2017 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 20.8993° East, 37.0378° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008f22. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008f22. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:19 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Gargaliánoi (c. 6 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amaliáda, Pýrgos, Zákynthos.

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

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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. 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: 62 km WSW of Filiatra, Greece.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8993° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0378° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km WSW of Filiatra, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-05 21:51:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-05 22:10:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 298 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 0.832 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us10008f22 Id of event.
Event Code 10008f22 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008f22, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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