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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 25 October 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Ionian Sea, 25 Oct 2018 22:54, which had occurred 15 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 25 October 2018
25 Oct 23:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Oct 25 23:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.5.
Date & time: Thursday, 25 October 2018 23:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.38°N / 20.59°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (234 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
140 km (87 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
283 km (176 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 25 Oct 23:09 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
2018-10-26 00:09:21 +01:00 (25 Oct 23:09:21 UTC)M 5.2 / 10 km- 56km SSW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
Thu, 25 Oct 23:09 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmIONIAN SEAEMSC
Thu, 25 Oct 23:09 UTCM 5.1 / 31.1 kmIonian SeaGeoAu
Thu, 25 Oct 23:09 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake

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Close to Laganas on Zante (42.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt like jelly on a plate. All these mild earthquakes after that big one were wobbly and giving vibrations. Glass shower door trembled. I was trying to sleep for few hours but always got woken by these vibrations.
Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
283.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up, felt like some one shaking their leg in the bed next to me
Kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
423.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Limni Keri (40 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We had objects displaced and woke the household up.
Alykes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : From the bed, it was strong. Some objects moved and neighbours are awake. Many smallers shakes are following.
566.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Korfu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Agios Leon (42 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Couldn’t get out of bed when earthquake was happening. Furniture moved and books fell off cabinets. Can feel aftershocks an hour after and going.
82 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsivili / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakynthos Tsilivi 26.09.2018 02.15 Uhr / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Aufgewacht,Höher stehende Gegenstände runtergefallen, und zerbrochen. Einige Nachbeben, aber noch so stark, dass der schwere Gussofen schepperte. Hund spielt noch verrückt.
Parou / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tsilivi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Malta (576 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Beds, lights and glasses shaking. Everyone woken from sleep here in Malta. Lots of reports all across the island.
Corfu City / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Patra / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Malta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sidari, corfu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I'm in sidari corfu and at 2am for few minutes felt room shaking, hangers in wardrobe banging together. Dogs barking outside.
Malta, St. Julian´s / Light shaking (MMI IV)
286.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
87.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking for 5 seconds or so,pool water sloshing
Kardamyli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up, ready to get outside if necessary. Could also “hear” it.
Katouna / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Sidari corfu / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking tables and swinging light fittings birds chirping in trees in sidari corfu
Lefkada / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Dogs barking
48.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very loud violent shaking, several aftershocks. No power in the hotel
Sidari / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : All house was shaking. Wake me up and my family
Laganas (38.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Tv fell off the table, glasses fell of worktops, everything in bathroom Cabinets fallen out and onto fall
122.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Messinia greece (126 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
AMALIADA / Weak shaking (MMI III)
137.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It lasted more than 15 seconds, it was long and smooth at ground level indoors. Felt like a 3.5 or 4 which happens regularly here.
Planos (53 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Tremor felt strong and people ran out of their hotel rooms to see what was happening. Water from pool sloshed over the side for a few minutes. Things fell off the dressing table. Quite scary as first time experience!!
Birkirkara / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Started very weak and then escalated. Lasted 15 - 30 seconds
Askos, Zakynthos (59 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : All of my family awoken from sleep. Lasted about20-30 seconds.
Roda corfu (276.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shook. (reported through our app)
Siracusa (489.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Meso Gerakari, Zakynthos (50.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awoke to whole house shaking for approx. 10 seconds.
Assos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lourdata / Light shaking (MMI IV) : First experience of an earthquake. Room shaking. Most people in hotel awake
Sparta Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Acharavi kerkira / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Rende cosenza / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lithakia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Clothed, got. pur Thinge ready for Leasing of necessary
kyllini (54.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Costa navarino / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
138.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Athens / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Evreti, Kefalonia (117.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awoken by bed shaking. Also woke my son and neighbors. Pool water sloshed over sides.
Catania (488.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Gythio / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Avithos (82.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Athens Greece / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
292 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Athen (283.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Malta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kothreas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsilivi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
105.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Skala lakonia peloponissos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sparta greece / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Malta / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vrilissia (Greece, 291 km E of epicenter) : Τι θα γίνει θα κοιμηθώ απόψε μια και κουνιεμε απόψε ας βάλω το μολύβι μου στην γυναίκα μου μπας και γίνει κανένα πιο καλό μμμμμ (reported through EMSC)
Amarousio (Greece, 287 km E of epicenter) : Τι θα γινει θα κοιμηθουμε σημερα; γαμηθηκε! Αν κουναει στην αθηνα εσεις εκει κοντα πρεπει να εχετε φρικαρει! (reported through EMSC)
Kaisariani (Greece, 283 km E of epicenter) : Did not feel any shaking this time but there were some creaking noises in cupboards again. Athens, 4th floor (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 281 km E of epicenter) : Δεν έγινε αισθητός στην περιοχή μου. (reported through EMSC)
Kallithea (Greece, 278 km E of epicenter) : Felt light shaking in second floor in Athens, wasn't sure if it really was an quake and needed to look up here (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 277 km NW of epicenter) : Woke up to my hangers in the hotel room banging and my bed shaking!! (reported through EMSC)
Chaidari (Greece, 275 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετή διάρκεια με ελαφρύ κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 274 km E of epicenter) : Just heard a sound 10 minutes after the big earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 224 km NE of epicenter) : ekei poy nomiza tha stamatisei, dynamose kai synehise na koynaei...ksipnise mines apton megalo tis athinas.... (reported through EMSC)
Kato Synoikia Trikalon (Greece, 178 km NE of epicenter) : Τρίκαλα Κορινθίας αυτός ήταν ποιό μικρός. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 158 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητοι τριγμοί στον 1ο οροφο. (Σπαρτη) (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 142 km NE of epicenter) : Barely noticeable, especially after a stronger earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 142 km NE of epicenter) : Classic aftershock (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 142 km NE of epicenter) : Ευτυχώς αργός παρά την μεγάλη του διάρκεια....!! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 131 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετα αισθητός κ με βουητό (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 131 km E of epicenter) : Δυνατός με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Ληξούρι (Greece, 104 km NW of epicenter) : Ληξουρι πολυ πολυ δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 100 km E of epicenter) : Pylos Shinnolaka light shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Ο μεγαλύτερος μετασεισμός μέχρι τώρα, από τον κύριο 6,6, μεταξύ αυτού και του κύριου έχει κάνει άλλους δύο μετασεισμούς, σαφώς μικρότερης διάρκειας και έντασης (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 25 October 2018

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