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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Filiatra in Greece

Earthquake location 37.2661S, 21.1584WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Filiatra in Greece. Event id: us6000535k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000535k. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:42 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.1584° East, 37.2661° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 21:39:42 / August 9, 2019 @ 9:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalamáta, Megalópoli, Messíni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km WNW of Filiatra, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.1584° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km WNW of Filiatra, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-09 21:39:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-09 21:55:53 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 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 0.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us6000535k Id of event.
Event Code 6000535k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000535k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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