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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Pýrgos in Greece

Earthquake location 34.4S, 24.9237WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Pýrgos in Greece. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mp6n. Id of event: us7000mp6n. Exact location of earthquake, 24.9237° East, 34.4° North, depth 41.731 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:20 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/24 / 2024-05-24 10:33:20 / May 24, 2024 @ 10:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.731 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Moíres (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moíres. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km SSW of Pýrgos, Greece.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 24.9237° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.4° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.731 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 km SSW of Pýrgos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-24 10:33:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-09 06:26:00 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 259 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.886 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 228 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 us7000mp6n Id of event.
Event Code 7000mp6n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mp6n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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