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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag was detected near Týrnavos in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7641S, 22.1756WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 10:16:10 / March 3, 2021 @ 10:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000df40. Unique identifier: us7000df40. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 22.1756 East, latitude 39.7641 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:10 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polýgyros, Oraiókastro, Árta. Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 117 km (73 miles) from Thessaloníki (c. 354 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Kalamariá (c. 91 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km WNW of Týrnavos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.1756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7641° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WNW of Týrnavos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-03 10:16:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 10:38:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.044 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow 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 653 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 0.415 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000df40 Id of event.
Event Code 7000df40 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df40, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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