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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Dhervenion in Greece

Earthquake location 38.0053S, 22.3626WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Dhervenion in Greece. Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 18:06:56 / February 6, 2020 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:56 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.08 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18.08 km, 22.3626° East, 38.0053° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007k3a. Event ids that are associated: us70007k3a.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kórinthos (c. 30 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mégara (c. 23 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Árgos (c. 22 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Néa Péramos, Amaliáda, Mesolóngi (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 14 km SSW of Dhervenion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.3626° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0053° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSW of Dhervenion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-06 18:06:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-06 23:30:32 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 271 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 0.895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us70007k3a Id of event.
Event Code 70007k3a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007k3a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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