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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Lixourion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.177S, 20.3476WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:02:39 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 20.3476 East, latitude 38.177 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred 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). Event id: us10008mee. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008mee. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 11:02:39 / May 1, 2017 @ 11:02 am.

Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gastoúni, Lefkáda, Zákynthos (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Lixourion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3476° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.177° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Lixourion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-01 11:02:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-01 21:16:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 286 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 1.592 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us10008mee Id of event.
Event Code 10008mee An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008mee, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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