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Moderate earthquake: M5.6 quake has struck near Týrnavos in Greece

Earthquake location 39.7476S, 22.1332WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Týrnavos in Greece. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:19 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dfku. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:38:19 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 22.1332° East, 39.7476° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Ioánnina (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kastoriá, Néa Moudhaniá, Ioánnina (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km W of Týrnavos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.1332° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7476° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km W 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 2021-03-04 18:38:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-04 18:55:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 8.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.485 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 488 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 0.742 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 20 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 us7000dfku Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfku An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfku, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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