Mag. 2.8 earthquake - SOUTHERN GREECE on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 06:05 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
17 Feb 07:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.59°N / 21.69°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ENE of Vrina (pop: 860) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) E of Krestena (pop: 1,860) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Kallithéa (pop: 949) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) S of Lalas (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.8||9 km||SOUTHERN GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||21 km||24 Km ESE from Pirgos||NOA|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.