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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Mouzaki in Greece

Earthquake location 37.168S, 20.2122WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.74 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000c1rt. Unique identifier: us1000c1rt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 16:55:59 / January 7, 2018 @ 4:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:55:59 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.74 km, 20.2122° East, 37.168° North.

The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zákynthos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten 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: 82 km SW of Mouzaki, 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 20.2122° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SW 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 2018-01-07 16:55:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-07 17:41:46 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 284 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 2.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 us1000c1rt Id of event.
Event Code 1000c1rt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000c1rt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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