Mag. 2.3 earthquake - SOUTHERN GREECE on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at 13:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
17 Mar 13:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 51 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.58°N / 21.68°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Vrina (pop: 860) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Krestena (pop: 1,860) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Kallithéa (pop: 949) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Lalas (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ESE of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Kyparissia (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) S of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 2.3||15 km||SOUTHERN GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.2||15 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.