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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Lárdos in Greece

Earthquake location 35.9621S, 27.9471WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lárdos in Greece on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 27.9471 East, latitude 35.9621 North, depth = 59.023 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.023 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ms04. Id of event: us7000ms04. The temblor was detected at 19:19:10 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/24 / 2024-06-12 19:19:10 / June 12, 2024 @ 7:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Triánta (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Datça (c. 10 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Faliraki (c. 6 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Afántou (c. 5 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Archángelos (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datça, Ródos, Triánta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSW of Lárdos, Greece. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.9471° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.023 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km SSW of Lárdos, Greece Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-12 19:19:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-12 20:02:01 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 354 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 174 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.288 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ms04 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ms04 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ms04, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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