Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 11 km SSE of Lithakia, Greece

Earthquake location 37.6215S, 20.8964WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lithakia in Greece on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20009psg. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009psg. The temblor was picked up at 00:00:33 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 20.8964° East, 37.6215° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 22:00:33 / June 26, 2017 @ 10:00 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gargaliánoi, , Filiatrá. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km SSE of Lithakia, Greece.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.8964° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Lithakia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-26 22:00:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-26 22:40:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 0.93 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 99 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 us20009psg Id of event.
Event Code 20009psg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009psg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply