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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Kanallakion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.3092S, 20.5574WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kanallakion in Greece. Id of earthquake: us70004iqc. Event ids that are associated: us70004iqc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 01:11:48 / July 12, 2019 @ 1:11 am. The temblor was reported at 03:11:48 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 20.5574° East, 39.3092° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Kérkyra. Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.5574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 01:11:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 02:34:27 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 298 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 1.601 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us70004iqc Id of event.
Event Code 70004iqc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004iqc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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