Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 22:22 (GMT)

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.7 quake Ionian Sea 25 October 22:54 UTC, which followed after 32 minutes.
Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 22:22 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Oct 22:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Oct 25 22:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.7.
Date & time: 25 Oct 2018 10:22:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.51°N / 20.61°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Kerí (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
31 km (19 mi) SW of Mouzaki (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,700)
38 km (24 mi) SW of Katastárion (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,380)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Gastoúni (Gastouni) (pop: 8,110)
73 km (45 mi) SW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
76 km (47 mi) SW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
128 km (80 mi) SW of Pátra (Patra) (pop: 168,000)
278 km (173 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.710 kmIonian SeaGFZ
M 5.010 km- 30km SSW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
M 4.95 km53 Km SSW from ZandeNOA_HL
M 4.8 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (54)

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Aydin / Weak shaking (MMI III)
420.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
kyllini, peloponnes / Light shaking (MMI IV)
575 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking in the building for 10 seconds
St. Paul’s Bay, Malta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : 15 seconds vibrations, after a while recognized that is earthquake
Zebbug / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Exoghi Ithaki (42.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up. Slight shaking at first and then a much stronger shaking.Lights swinging and creaking.
Loutraki (208.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My bed was shaking and the lamp swing. It last for 10 seconds. I was worried and I felt as we r expecting a stronger one
patra / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
costa navarino / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tirana / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pireas / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The sofa I was standing started to shake and a miroor was disturbed. Right and left movements only for one minute or two... I really hope this is the only one...
Sami kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Trikala, Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First I heard it (doors and windows) and then I felt it. It lasted several seconds (it seemed too long).
Athens (254 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
454 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Victorya Athean / Light shaking (MMI IV)
100.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alykanas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It woke me up. Bed was squeaking. Strength reduced after several secobds but light tremors were still felt after 5minutes
Lithakia / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wife and me wake up, cupboard shaking, dogs barking
Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The room shook, everyone awoke. A second tremor also happened a short while later.
Lourdata / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was woken up by shaking bed.
Agios Sostis / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : We woke up because we were shaking in our beds.
Zakynthos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Ich bin Von rütteln aufgewacht. Es war ca. 1:30 Uhr in der Nacht.
Zakynthos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tsilivi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kalimaki, Zante / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
KALMAKI, ZAKYNTHOS / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
39.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken up by shaking and doors and shutters rattling
Kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi, Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Both my husband and I were awokened, felt like someone was rocking the building back and forth.
40.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
39.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke us up. Bed shaking and shutters rattling. Dogs barking
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alykes (38.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Light shaking of bed woke me up. (reported through our app)
ZAKYNTHOS / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakynthos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was kinda scary, exciting as we didn’t expect it. Slight shaking, like living above a railway. Was my first earthquake.
Plovdiv (Bulgaria, 632 km NE of epicenter) : Съвсем леко (reported through EMSC)
Katastari (Greece, 45 km N of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός έπεσαν πράγματα από τα ράφια (reported through EMSC)
Nea Filadelfeia (Greece, 287 km E of epicenter) : Ελάχιστα αισθητός με μεγάλη όμως διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 285 km E of epicenter) : 3 floor felt at least 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 144 km E of epicenter) : Κούνησε για 15 Δευτερόλεπτα αρκετά αισθητός στο ισογειο (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 141 km E of epicenter) : Διάρκεια 50 δευτερόλεπτο (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 137 km NE of epicenter) : Κυκλικά πήγαινε αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 135 km NE of epicenter) : Μεγάλης διάρκειας και πολύ έντονος (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 131 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός και κράτησε περίπου ένα λεπτό. (reported through EMSC)
Ληξούρι (Greece, 84 km NW of epicenter) : Μας ξύπνησε. Κουνήθηκε ολο το σπίτι. Τρόμαξαμε πάρα πολυ (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 71 km N of epicenter) : Long duration. No noise. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 409 km E of epicenter) : Lasted about 10 seconds. Street dogs kind of upset before and after quake. Lamp on 2m wire moved few mm. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 247 km N of epicenter) : Ιωάννινα...είχε αρκετή διάρκεια...δεν ήταν έντονα αισθητός...μένω στον 3ο όροφο (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 212 km NE of epicenter) : Just shaking the bed and room a little from side to side (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 212 km NE of epicenter) : Χεστηκε ο Χρύσανθος... Με έριξε κατω από το κρεβάτι (reported through EMSC)
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