Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 44 km south of Zante, Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 01:06 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Ionian Sea, 29 km southwest of Lithakia, Greece, October, 25 2018 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 2 hours and 11 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 44 km south of Zante, Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 01:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Oct 01:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 26, 2018 01:06:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.39°N / 20.81°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 37.39°S / 159.19°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) S of Keri (pop: 469) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Zante (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) S of Katastari (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Pyrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WNW of Philiatra (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) S of Kalamos Island (pop: 496) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SSE of Paxos Island (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmIonian SeaGFZ
4.810 km IONIAN SEAEMSC
5.010 km- 32km S of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
4.60 kmGrčkaSSS

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Valverde, Catania, Sicily (501.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Malta, San Gwann / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slightly shaking closet Doors. Freaky sound  
Makarska, Split-Dalmatia (723.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Spartia, Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sidari / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It last about 15 seconds  
Zante / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : On holiday in zante. Felt 30 seconds of serious shacking of the building Evacuated to reception  
Katastari, Zákynthos, Ionian Islands (49.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Building shakes and groans.barking dogs again. (reported through our app)  
Arkoudi, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece (61.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lecce (Italy, 402 km NW of epicenter) : Ha scricchiolato l’armadio (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 88 km NW of epicenter) : Was sleeping, and it woke me up. Seemed to go on much longer than normal (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 110 km E of epicenter) : le tremblement m'a paru très long en comparaison d'autres fois . De plus les secousses ont repris plus brièvement quelques minutes après la première (reported through EMSC)  
Alimos (Greece, 267 km E of epicenter) : Panic in hotel, everyone went outside. Now afterparty shakes continously. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 152 km E of epicenter) : Σπάρτη (reported through EMSC)  
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