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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Monastiráki in Greece

Earthquake location 38.8764S, 21.0033WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Monastiráki in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 23:24:31 / September 5, 2020 @ 11:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 21.0033° East, 38.8764° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bip3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bip3. The temblor was reported at 23:24:31 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Náfpaktos, Argostólion, Ioánnina (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Náfpaktos (c. 13 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mesolóngi (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ENE of Monastiráki, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.0033° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km ENE of Monastiráki, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-05 23:24:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-06 08:18:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1.254 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 85 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 us7000bip3 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bip3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bip3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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