Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 5.4 km east of Krestena, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 02:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 7 km depth
17 Feb 06:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.58°N / 21.68°E (Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Vrina (West Greece) (pop: 860) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Krestena (West Greece) (pop: 1,860) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Kallithéa (West Greece) (pop: 949) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Lalas (West Greece) (pop: 1,170) --> 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!
62 km (39 mi) W of Tripoli (Peloponnese) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Kalamata (Peloponnese) (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WSW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||7 km||SOUTHERN GREECE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||26 km||22 Km ESE from Pirgos||NOA|
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