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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Elassóna in Greece

Earthquake location 39.8501S, 22.0829WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Elassóna in Greece on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:47:41 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.56 km, 22.0829° East, 39.8501° North. Id of earthquake: us7000dgl8. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgl8. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 19:47:41 / March 6, 2021 @ 7:47 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Lárisa (c. 128 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kateríni (c. 53 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tríkala (c. 49 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Véroia (c. 44 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kozáni (c. 36 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Néa Michanióna, Almyrós, Vólos.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km WSW of Elassóna, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.0829° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.8501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WSW of Elassóna, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-06 19:47:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-06 23:05:46 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 0.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us7000dgl8 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgl8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgl8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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