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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Lardos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.9701S, 28.012WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lardos in Greece. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:51:38 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005r33. Event ids that are associated: us70005r33. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.95 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 14:51:38 / October 5, 2019 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 74.95 km, 28.012° East, 35.9701° North.

The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Datça, Ródos, Triánta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km S of Lardos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 28.012° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9701° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km S of Lardos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-05 14:51:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-05 15:06:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 312 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 0.258 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us70005r33 Id of event.
Event Code 70005r33 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005r33, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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