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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Greece-Albania border region

Earthquake location 39.1643S, 20.6518WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Greece-Albania border region kilometers (0 miles) from Greece-Albania border region. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007mby. Unique identifier: us60007mby. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.29 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 21:22:22 / February 1, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:22:22 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.29 km, 20.6518° East, 39.1643° North.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Igoumenítsa (c. 9 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalampáka, Karpenísi, Sarandë (min 5000 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 eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.6518° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Greece-Albania border region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-01 21:22:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-01 22:11:04 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 369 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 0.859 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us60007mby Id of event.
Event Code 60007mby An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007mby, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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