Mag. 4.0 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 18 October 2018 at 03:12 (GMT)

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 18 October 2018 at 03:12 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

18 Oct 03:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Oct 2018 03:12:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.25°N / 20.63°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Keri (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500)
85 km (53 mi) W of Gargaliánoi (Messenia) (pop: 6,970)
86 km (53 mi) SW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
88 km (55 mi) SW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
94 km (58 mi) WSW of Zacháro (Zacharo) (pop: 5,890)
134 km (83 mi) W of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
147 km (91 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 3.85.5 km59 Km SSW from ZandeNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (7)

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538.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Not notified 3.1 ?
Laganas (488.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : we lay in bed and the bed suddenly vibrates
Kalamaki, zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Laganos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I slept and woke up from bed shaking it lasted about 30 sec.
Laganas, Zante / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Laganas / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sleeping in Smartline Margareta hotel, Laganas, and door start loudly rattling and woke up with bed shaking. Only lasted few seconds.
Laganas / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Lasted seconds, felt like building was being buffeted
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