Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Southern Greece on Monday, 15 February 2016 at 18:55 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Southern Greece on Monday, 15 February 2016 at 18:55 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Feb 18:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Feb 15 18:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Feb 15 19:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Feb 15 19:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.2.
Date & time: 15 Feb 2016 06:55:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.56°N / 21.66°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
38 km (24 mi) SE of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
64 km (40 mi) W of Trípoli (Tripoli) (pop: 26,600)
70 km (44 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
76 km (47 mi) S of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
187 km (116 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
489 km (304 mi) W of Izmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
494 km (307 mi) S of Skopje (Macedonia) (pop: 474,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
M 5.15 km SOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
M 5.315 kmCosta Occidentale Peloponneso (GRECIA)INGV
M 5.224 km25 Km ESE from PirgosNOA_HL
M 5.316 km- 7km SSE of Krestena, GreeceUSGS
M 5.0 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (72)

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Kalamata Marina / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt is while sitting in camper van. Vehicle wobbled on its suspension.
Patras (76.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are in a hotel on 2nd floor and all bed and walls were shaking heavily
Patras (76.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are in a hotel on 2nd floor and all bed and walls were shaking heavily
Patras (76.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are in a hotel on 2nd floor and all bed and walls were shaking heavily
Patras / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We are in a hotel on 2nd floor and all bed and walls were shaking heavily
Attiki (183.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sto 7ou stin doulia!!!
Kalamata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kalamara / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
dompoli (188.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Chalandri (Greece, 191 km E of epicenter) : medium light movement on my 4th floor apartment. ps: the idiot that send the troll message "no" from u.s.a, needs to understand that this is not sth to be funny about. so spit out ur American chewing gum. shove it up ur ass and play with ur farting bubbles. spending ur free time that way, will match your quality as a person. (reported through EMSC)
Corinth (Greece, 116 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Κόρινθο, μικρή ένταση σχετικά με αρκετή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Chalandri (Greece, 191 km E of epicenter) : Lights moving right after the earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 86 km W of epicenter) : Felt on zakynthos (reported through EMSC)
Imittos (Greece, 185 km E of epicenter) : ΑΣΘΕΝΗΣ 6 OPOΦOΣ AΓIOΣ ΔHMHTPIOΣ (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 96 km NE of epicenter) : Μεγάλης διάρκειας και θορυβώδης. (reported through EMSC)
Peloponnese (Greece, 63 km SE of epicenter) : 5-10 sec duration with no significant effects (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 166 km N of epicenter) : Seismic sensor has been activated 13 sec before actual shake Pets (cats), several minutes before actual earthquake moved away from floor on sofa and bed (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : Relaxing on the sofa, I just wandered if it shooked (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 74 km N of epicenter) : O σεισμός ήταν ιδιαίτερα αισθητός στο κέντρο της Πάτρας αλλά όχι τόσο πολύ στην περιοχή 'ΤΕΙ ΠΑΤΡΑΣ'. Πολύς κόσμος βγήκε στον δρόμο αλλά όλοι επέστρεψαν στα σπίτια τους μετά από περίπου μία ώρα. (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 25 km NW of epicenter) : ΔΕΥΤΕΡΟΛΕΠΤΑ ΠΡΙΝ ΠΟΛΥ ΔΥΝΑΤΗ ΒΟΗ. (reported through EMSC)
Nea Makri (Greece, 209 km E of epicenter) : Αμυδρά αισθητός στην Νεα Μακρη (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 166 km N of epicenter) : A 5 second shake.. Living in 4 floor (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 104 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατή βοή, έντονες επιταχύνσεις, μεγάλη διάρκεια. Κατοικίδια αναστατώθηκαν, συναγερμοί αυτοκινήτων χτυπούσαν, κόσμος αναστατωμένος βγήκε στους δρόμους. (reported through EMSC)
Nea Smirni (Greece, 182 km E of epicenter) : Απαλό κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)
San Antonio (United States, 10328 km W of epicenter) : No (reported through EMSC)
Vrilissia (Greece, 197 km E of epicenter) : It lasted around 10sec , light and long shakes (reported through EMSC)
Vrilissia (Greece, 197 km E of epicenter) : Lightly felt in the northern suburbs of Athens (reported through EMSC)
Athina (Greece, 188 km E of epicenter) : Hardly noticed in Athens. (reported through EMSC)
Dafni (Greece, 187 km E of epicenter) : Nothing felt since we are quite far. (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 187 km E of epicenter) : Couldn't differentiate P-wave and S-wave. (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 187 km E of epicenter) : Very light, it was barely noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 187 km E of epicenter) : It didn't last long but we felt good enoug. Live at 4th floor, (reported through EMSC)
Glifada (Greece, 186 km E of epicenter) : Shaky on 5th floor (reported through EMSC)
Agios Dimitrios (Greece, 185 km E of epicenter) : None (reported through EMSC)
Petroupoli (Greece, 185 km E of epicenter) : I felt it it was good (reported through EMSC)
Paleo Faliro (Greece, 183 km E of epicenter) : Στο Παλαιό Φάληρο κουνηθήκαμε αρκετά .. (reported through EMSC)
Palaio Faliro (Greece, 183 km E of epicenter) : Didn't last long,but we felt it... (reported through EMSC)
Palaio Faliro (Greece, 183 km E of epicenter) : 5th floor my bed was shaking for some seconds (reported through EMSC)
Paleo Faliro (Greece, 182 km E of epicenter) : 6ος όροφος Π ΦΑΛΗΡΟ. Ελαφρά ώθηση (reported through EMSC)
Agios Ioannis Rentis (Greece, 181 km E of epicenter) : 2 δονησεις,μια ασθενης και μετα μια πιο ισχυρη,αρκετα αισθητη,μικρη διαρκεια σχεδον στιγμιαια,καθομουν στο γραφειο και αιωρηθηκε το φως..... (reported through EMSC)
Pireas (Greece, 180 km E of epicenter) : We felt it well at 3 floor (reported through EMSC)
Pireas (Greece, 179 km E of epicenter) : Light shaking for quite a long time in the SW suburbs of Athens. (reported through EMSC)
Pireas (Greece, 178 km E of epicenter) : A very small shaking for 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Assos (Greece, 109 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Sparti (Greece, 88 km SE of epicenter) : Mostly the ceiling lights moved but definetly we felt it (reported through EMSC)
Lampiri (Greece, 85 km N of epicenter) : Slow movement more horizontal than vertical... (reported through EMSC)
Katastari (Greece, 85 km W of epicenter) : Started with a small wobble then a shake and a wobble again (reported through EMSC)
Katastari (Greece, 84 km W of epicenter) : Only a little shake (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : Κούνησε καλά και είχε διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : A bit of shaking (not much) (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 74 km N of epicenter) : We felt it in Patras,for about 15 seconds. Must be far away from Patras. (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : Απότομη ταλάντευση...αρκετα δυνατή και με μεγαλη διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : είχε διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : Lasted 15-20secs (reported through EMSC)
Patras (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : Μεγάλης διάρκειας, αρκετό κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 73 km SE of epicenter) : Long duration ... (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 72 km N of epicenter) : Strong with long duration. The type that get you a bit anxious. (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 72 km N of epicenter) : Not strong... (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 72 km SE of epicenter) : Felt at Kalamata Greece (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 66 km S of epicenter) : A strong shake down here in Messinia (reported through EMSC)
Tsoukalaiika (Greece, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Strong quake. Horizontal movement. The walls were moving and seemed like the shape of the room was changing! Really strong!! (reported through EMSC)
Tripoli (Greece, 63 km E of epicenter) : Cyclic movement with duration. (reported through EMSC)
Paralia Alissou (Greece, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατουτσικος με απότομες κινήσεις προς όλες τις κατευθύνσεις δεν ήταν ομαλή δόνηση κάπως σπασμωδική θα ελεγα. (reported through EMSC)
Paralia Alissou (Greece, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατουτσικος με απότομη κίνηση προς όλες τις κατευθύνσεις δεν ήταν ομαλή δόνηση κάπως σπασμωδική θα ελεγα και με μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Andravida (Greece, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Δεν ήταν απότομος ή ιδιαίτερα έντονος, αλλά είχε διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Vasiliko (Greece, 41 km SE of epicenter) : Βασιλικό Μεσσηνίας, δυνατός !!!! (reported through EMSC)
Amaliada (Greece, 36 km NW of epicenter) : Κρατησε εναμιση λεπτο (reported through EMSC)
Pirgos (Greece, 22 km W of epicenter) : 4th floor high accelerations (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 22 km NW of epicenter) : Center of Pyrgos We are all out (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 22 km NW of epicenter) : Καθόμουν στο γραφείο μου την ώρα του σεισμού, είχε μεγάλη ένταση με αρκετή διάρκεια και πολλή βουή... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 8 km NW of epicenter) : Extremely strong. I was in ancient olympia parked into the car and thought i had a car crash (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Southern Greece 15 February 18:55 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (45 quakes):
  • 11 Apr 2016 09:40 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Mar 2016 21:01 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 27 Mar 2016 20:56 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 24 Mar 2016 09:29 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 17 Mar 2016 13:06 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Mar 2016 09:25 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    26.5 km (16.5 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 11 Mar 2016 08:31 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    10.7 km (6.6 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 08 Mar 2016 03:15 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Mar 2016 06:51 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Mar 2016 03:41 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    22.6 km (14 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 01 Mar 2016 08:59 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    34.9 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 01 Mar 2016 08:01 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Feb 2016 06:33 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    30.6 km (19 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 26 Feb 2016 08:14 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    21.8 km (13.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 26 Feb 2016 03:03 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    31.6 km (19.6 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • 21 Feb 2016 04:26 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    29.8 km (18.5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | NOA_HL | Details
  • Show all

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