Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 25 km south of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 at 07:17 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Ionian Sea, 25 km south of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 at 07:17 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

28 Sep 07:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 80.0 km.
Sep 28 07:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 10.0 km.
Sep 28 08:24: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 40.0 km.
Sep 28 11:02: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 35.0 km.
Date & time: 28 Sep 2016 07:17:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7°N / 21.78°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Methana (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Pylos (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) SSE of Gargalianoi (pop: 6,280) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Filiatra (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Arfara (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Kyparissia (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SW of Sparti (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Megalopolis (Megalopoli) (pop: 5,280) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) S of Zacharo (pop: 5,890) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) SSE of Kefalonia Island (pop: 34,500) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SW of Euboea Island (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Cythera Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.837 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
M 4.735 km SOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
M 5.010 km- 4km S of Koroni, GreeceUSGS
M 5.048 kmCosta Occidentale Peloponneso (GRECIA)INGV
M 5.056 km25 Km SE from PilosNOA

User reports for this quake (28)

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Mikri Mantineia (45 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
finikounda (11.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was outside on a chair, from the feeling: 10 sec.
Costa navarino / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Noticeable, and sudden vibration in entire builfing
Magusa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Finikounda (48.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gialova (29.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Like being back in California. We are holiday makers here in Gialova. Also felt aftershock at 10.30 am
Koroni (Gr24004) Messinia Province, Greece / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Strong shaking, rather sudden, and short. Entire house moved, following the motion (anti-earthquake). Was preceeded by a small, unfelt tremor some fifteen minutes before, which was noticed only because a spoon started trembling on its own Place : Koroni (GR24004), Messinia Province, Greece
Alanya / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt light bed shaking for 8sec. Alanya, Turkey
Kallithea, Athens (253.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kalamata / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Koroni (18.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
koroni / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Evangelismos (15.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : everything shaking, nothing broken
Evangelismos (16 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : glasses in cupboard banged together, furniture shook,floor, everything shook, nothing fell off the wall.
Koroni / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Greece, 264 km N of epicenter) : I was sitting on the balcony of our hotel and suddenly the hole building was shaken. Very spooky (reported through EMSC)
Messini (Greece, 44 km NE of epicenter) : Ήπια ταλάντωση με μόνο ένα απότομο τράνταγμα. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Biggest quake I have felt in Greece. Lasted several seconds strongly, then died down slowly. (reported through EMSC)
Pilos (Greece, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Moderately strong. Scared the cat. (reported through EMSC)
Stoupa (Greece, 46 km E of epicenter) : Strong moving left-right and also strong sound. (reported through EMSC)
Ovria (Greece, 163 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρό ταρακούνημα! (reported through EMSC)
Krestena (Greece, 98 km NW of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια, χωρις βοή, ήπια αίσθηση στο 2ο όροφο (reported through EMSC)
Sparti (Greece, 69 km NE of epicenter) : noticeable shaking for few seconds in second floor, light sound of cracking (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Μεγάλη ένταση με θορυβο και μεγάλη διάρκεια ... (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Δύο σεισμοί με διαφορά δευτερόλεπτων. Αρκετά δυνατός. (reported through EMSC)
Messini (Greece, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Πρώτα ήλθαν τα διαμήκη κύματα, με τρέμολο ελαφρό και μετά τα εγκάρσια με κούνημα που γινόταν όλο και πιο μεγάλο, όχι όμως να φοβηθούμε. (reported through EMSC)
Pilos (Greece, 23 km NW of epicenter) : Very strong shaking for less than 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Pilos (Greece, 23 km NW of epicenter) : Strong shake of less than 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
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