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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Kamárai in Greece

Earthquake location 38.3625S, 21.9877WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kamárai in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 21.9877 East, latitude 38.3625 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 01:56:10 / March 8, 2021 @ 1:56 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:10 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dh03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh03.

Country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pýrgos, Orchomenós, Gastoúni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Pátra (c. 163 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Agrínio (c. 46 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pýrgos (c. 22 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Aígio (c. 20 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km N of Kamárai, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 21.9877° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km N of Kamárai, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-08 01:56:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-08 02:37:44 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 1.182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us7000dh03 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dh03 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dh03, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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