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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Kyparissía in Greece

Earthquake location 37.245S, 21.5959WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kyparissía in Greece on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 23:10:59 / November 18, 2020 @ 11:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.99 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cq4i. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cq4i. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:10:59 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 21.5959 East, latitude 37.245 North, depth = 18.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kalamáta (c. 51 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Trípoli (c. 26 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Amaliáda (c. 19 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Spárti (c. 16 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zákynthos (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zákynthos, Spárti, Trípoli (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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km W of Kyparissía, Greece. This data 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 21.5959° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.245° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km W of Kyparissía, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-18 23:10:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 23:32:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000cq4i Id of event.
Event Code 6000cq4i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cq4i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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