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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag strikes near Paramythia in Greece

Earthquake location 39.3534S, 20.5616WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Paramythia in Greece. Exact location, longitude 20.5616° East, latitude 39.3534° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 00:49:51 / March 21, 2020 @ 12:49 am. 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. The temblor was reported at 02:49:51 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008db1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008db1.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tepelenë, Ersekë, Grevená (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSE of Paramythia, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.5616° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3534° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of Paramythia, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 00:49:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-21 01:09:43 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 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.875 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 501 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 0.692 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008db1 Id of event.
Event Code 70008db1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008db1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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