Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8.1 km east of Krestena, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 20:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 24 km depth
20 Feb 22:35 UTC: First to report: NOA after 2 hours and 14 minutes.
Depth: 24.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.5755°N / 21.7095°E (Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Vrina (West Greece) (pop: 860) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Krestena (West Greece) (pop: 1,860) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) S of Lalas (West Greece) (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Pýrgos (Pirgos, West Greece) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Amaliada (West Greece) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 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!
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Zakynthos (Ionian Islands) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Sparti (Peloponnese) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 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
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|M 2.3||24 km||25 Km ESE from Pirgos||NOA|
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