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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 14 km NNE of Istiaía, Greece

Earthquake location 39.0617S, 23.2397WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Istiaía in Greece. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.967 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 18:00:42 / June 11, 2024 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:00:42 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 23.2397° East, 39.0617° North, depth 8.967 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mrs1. Id of event: us7000mrs1.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Schimatári, Thívai, Vasilikón. Close country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Vólos (c. 84 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Chalkída (c. 54 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lamía (c. 52 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Néa Ionía (c. 32 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Thívai (c. 22 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Livadeiá (c. 21 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NNE of Istiaía, Greece. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 23.2397° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0617° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.967 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km NNE of Istiaía, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-11 18:00:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-11 19:35:29 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.705 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us7000mrs1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000mrs1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrs1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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