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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Kanallakion in Greece

Earthquake location 39.3011S, 20.547WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kanallakion in Greece on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 09:49:45 / March 25, 2020 @ 9:49 am. Exact location of event, longitude 20.547 East, latitude 39.3011 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70008fq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008fq0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:49:45 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).

Close 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 Gjirokastër, Sarandë, Kérkyra (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 8 km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.547° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3011° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Kanallakion, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-25 09:49:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-25 10:07:26 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 284 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 0.711 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us70008fq0 Id of event.
Event Code 70008fq0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008fq0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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