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, 4.3 mag has occurred near Lixourion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.2556S, 20.3177WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lixourion in Greece. The temblor was detected at 05:51:14 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 20.3177° East, latitude 38.2556° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pts. Id of event: us20009pts. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 03:51:14 / June 27, 2017 @ 3:51 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Préveza, Zákynthos, Lefkáda (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Close 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel it?

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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km WNW of Lixourion, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.3177° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2556° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW 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 2017-06-27 03:51:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 04:49:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 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 1.51 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us20009pts Id of event.
Event Code 20009pts An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pts, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply