Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 5.8 km east of Krestena, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Tuesday, 16 February 2016 at 01:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 30 km depth
16 Feb 09:10 UTC: First to report: NOA after 8 hours.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2016 01:06:44 UTC
Depth: 29.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5727°N / 21.682°E (Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (131 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Vrina (West Greece) (pop: 860) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Platanos (West Greece) (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Lalas (West Greece) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Goumero (West Greece) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Pýrgos (Pirgos, West Greece) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Amaliada (West Greece) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Kalamata (Peloponnese) (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NW of Sparta (Sparti, Peloponnese) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WSW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.3||30 km||23 Km ESE from Pirgos||NOA|
|M 2.4||20 km||SOUTHERN GREECE||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.