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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Mouzaki in Greece

Earthquake location 37.6134S, 20.7414WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a95b. Id of event: us2000a95b. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 20.7414° East, 37.6134° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:33:45 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 19:33:45 / August 17, 2017 @ 7:33 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Filiatrá, Zacháro, Argostólion (min 5000 pop).

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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSW of Mouzaki, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.7414° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.6134° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSW of Mouzaki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-17 19:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 20:48:42 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 2.7 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 1.883 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us2000a95b Id of event.
Event Code 2000a95b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a95b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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