Mag. 3.1 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 1.4 km southwest of Kakovatos, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 05:01 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
17 Feb 06:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.45°N / 21.63°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WSW of Kakovatos (pop: 421) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Zacharo (pop: 5,890) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) S of Krestena (pop: 1,860) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Kyparissia (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Kopanaki (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Filiatra (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) SE of Kefalonia Island (pop: 34,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Nisida Voïdi Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.1||1 km||SOUTHERN GREECE||EMSC|
|M 3.0||22 km||22 Km N from Kiparissia||NOA|
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