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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Lefkímmi in Greece

Earthquake location 39.4116S, 20.1334WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lefkímmi in Greece. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.23 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de99. Unique identifier: us6000de99. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 20.1334 East, latitude 39.4116 North, depth = 10.23 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:00 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 19:55:00 / February 3, 2021 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kérkyra (c. 27 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gjirokastër (c. 23 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Árta (c. 19 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Préveza (c. 17 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sarandë (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Përmet, Lefkáda, Árta. Close country/countries, Albania (c. 2 987 000 pop), Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ESE of Lefkímmi, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 20.1334° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4116° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km ESE of Lefkímmi, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-03 19:55:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-04 03:32:30 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 298 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 0.397 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us6000de99 Id of event.
Event Code 6000de99 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000de99, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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