Mag. 3.7 earthquake - GREECE on Monday, 6 August 2018 at 08:55 (GMT)

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - GREECE on Monday, 6 August 2018 at 08:55 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 14 km depth

6 Aug 10:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Aug 2018 08:55:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.02°N / 20.78°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) S of Poros (pop: 1,060)
18 km (11 mi) SE of Vlachata (pop: 520)
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Volímai (Zákynthos) (pop: 406)
20 km (12 mi) N of Alikanás (Zákynthos) (pop: 441)
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Argostólion (Argostoli) (pop: 9,820)
86 km (54 mi) SW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900)
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Patrai (pop: 168,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.714 km GREECEEMSC
M 3.517 km18 Km NNE from VolimesNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (11)

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Katelios / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kardamena / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Woke at 7.50 to bed shaking slightly
Lourdas, Kefalonia (17.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : From the first floor balcony of an apartment block I heard a thud and slight shaking that made me think that the building had been struck by a very heavy vehicle
Kefalonia Beach near the airport / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt light tremor when on beach in keflnia then rough waves for about 1min about 20.mins later.
Skala (6.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sat on terrace in Skala felt slight shake for a few seconds
Ratzakli / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The whole house shook for a 4-5 seconds
Filoxenia Hotel, Katelios, kefalonia (6.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : My husband and I both felt the tremor through the sunbeds by the pool.
Lourdas kefalonia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kavardos (20.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Katelios, Kefalonia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was lying on a sunbed in Katelios, Kefalonia (lucky me!) When I felt it. Just briefly felt the ground 'rock'
Kato Panagia (Greece, 34 km E of epicenter) : Nothing special. Just a slight shake. (reported through EMSC)
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