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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Anarrakhi in Greece

Earthquake location 40.4679S, 21.6069WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Anarrakhi in Greece on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 00:28:16 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 21.6069° East, latitude 40.4679° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/18 / 2018-11-30 22:28:16 / November 30, 2018 @ 10:28 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000i3fh. Event ids that are associated: us1000i3fh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Macedonia (c. 2 062 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Demir Hisar, Koufália, Litóchoro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Bitola (c. 86 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Korçë (c. 58 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from (c. 30 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 3 km ESE of Anarrakhi, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.6069° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Anarrakhi, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-30 22:28:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-11 06:45:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 271 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 0.356 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 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 us1000i3fh Id of event.
Event Code 1000i3fh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i3fh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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