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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Greece

Earthquake location 38.4356S, 20.4065WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Greece kilometers (0 miles) from Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.4065 East, latitude 38.4356 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 03:49:10 / July 9, 2019 @ 3:49 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004fgt. Unique identifier: us70004fgt. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:49:10 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Préveza, Lefkáda, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lefkáda (c. 8 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.4065° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4356° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-09 03:49:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-09 05:01:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 168 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 1.361 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004fgt Id of event.
Event Code 70004fgt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004fgt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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