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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Mouzaki in Greece

Earthquake location 37.3766S, 20.5134WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mouzaki in Greece on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009d8n. Unique identifier: us70009d8n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.15 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.5134 East, latitude 37.3766 North, depth = 12.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:52 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 10:52:52 / May 9, 2020 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zacháro, Filiatrá, Argostólion (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Argostólion (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gastoúni (c. 8 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Filiatrá (c. 7 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Zacháro (c. 5 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SW of Mouzaki, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.5134° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.3766° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SW of Mouzaki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-09 10:52:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-09 11:10:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 354 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 1.143 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us70009d8n Id of event.
Event Code 70009d8n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009d8n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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