Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 22:03 (GMT)

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at 22:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Oct 22:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Oct 17 22:12: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.4.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2018 10:03:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.59°N / 20.75°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Kerí (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
18 km (11 mi) S of Koiliomenos (Zákynthos) (pop: 391)
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500)
28 km (18 mi) S of Alikanás (Zákynthos) (pop: 441)
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
62 km (38 mi) W of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
264 km (164 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.410 kmIonian SeaGFZ
M 4.22 km IONIAN SEAEMSC
M 4.24.1 km55 Km SSW from ZandeNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (38)

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Crystal beach hotel, Kalamaki, Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up because of bed shaking. Doors rattled.
Louis Zante Beach Hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was shaking and creaking, lasted 10-20 seconds
Louis Zante Beach hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking, and walls creaking. Lasted around 15 secs.
Kalimaki / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It felt like a truck had hit the Hotel, the walls and roof and bed shook
Alykanas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Louis zante beach hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alykes (27.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Noise and weak shaking woke me but not my husband.
Laganas zakynthos (19.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up from the feeling of the house being shaked with some noise. Bed shaking for couple of seconds. dogs outside started barking.
Diana palace hotel Argassi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Loud noise bed shaking and woke husband
Kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed started lightly shaking and moving side to side, for a few seconds.
Ksstro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Ber was vibrating.
Tsilivi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken to the sound and feeling of my bed and the ground shaking
Laganas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Carreta beach hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Shook the bed and heard items moving in our room
258.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Laganas / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kyllini / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was vibrating
Zante Maris Hotel (27.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My bed vibrated for a few seconds. Something in the room rattled.
Laganas / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alikanas, Zakynthos (27.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Porto koukla zakynthos greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was shaking and woke me up
Porto Koukla / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wall made cracking sound and we woke up shaking in bed for 3 seconds
24.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Agios Sostis / Light shaking (MMI IV)
26 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : First experienced earthquake, shaking for 2 sec, Baby woke up too
Laganas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed vibrated and woke me up.
Zakynthos (18.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zakynthos, Kalamaki / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Larisa (Greece, 302 km NE of epicenter) : Tipota (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 47 km NE of epicenter) : It lasted for about 5 seconds, seemed strong (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Ασθενής σεισμική δόνηση με διάρκεια περίπου δέκα με δεκαπέντε δευτερόλεπτα αισθητή στον πρώτο όροφο οικοδομής. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 59 km NE of epicenter) : ΗΤΑΝ ΜΕ ΔΥΝΑΤΗ ΒΟΥΉ ΚΑΙ ΛΙΓΟ ΚΟΥΝΙΜΑ (reported through EMSC)
Alimos (Greece, 278 km E of epicenter) : Short, just a couple of seconds long building trembled slightly in Zakynthos. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Ασθενής δόνηση για αρκετά δευτερόλεπτα, σε 4ο όροφο πολυκατοικίας (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 52 km N of epicenter) : Felt it very strong lasted about a good 4 secs in Zakinthos (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 50 km NE of epicenter) : It felt stronger than recorded ... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 49 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it too more than 5 sec in Machairado. (reported through EMSC)
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