Mag. 4.8 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 00:23 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Ionian Sea 25 October 22:54 UTC, which had occurred 1 hour and 28 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 00:23 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 60 km depth

26 Oct 00:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Oct 26 00:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 30.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 60.0 km.
Oct 26 00:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2018 12:23:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.45°N / 20.97°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Lithakiá (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,310)
37 km (23 mi) S of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500)
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
60 km (37 mi) W of Zacháro (Zacharo) (pop: 5,890)
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Gargaliánoi (Messenia) (pop: 6,970)
111 km (69 mi) SW of Patrai (Achaea) (pop: 168,000)
248 km (154 mi) WSW of Peristeri (Nomarchia Athinas) (pop: 140,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmIonian SeaGFZ
M 4.860 km IONIAN SEAEMSC
M 4.710 km- 19km S of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
M 4.5 kmGrčkaSSS

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Scoura Sparti Greece / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : I felt earthquake at 1:55 AM in Scoura
Scoura Sparti Greece / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Wow woken up 5 minutes prior to earthquake. It felt like Sparti moved.
Volimes / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
91.1 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Metaxata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
46.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
46.5 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Lofos (40.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bedden schudden, lampen zwaaien heen en weer, spullen trillen van hun plek, de aarde schudt en trilt.
Kempten / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hengelo, the Netherlands / not felt
(Greece, 111 km SE of epicenter) : Δυνατός... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 115 km SE of epicenter) : These are after tremors as expected. (reported through EMSC)
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