Mag. 4.1 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 02:36 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Ionian Sea 25 October 22:54 UTC, which had occurred 4 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 02:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 12 km depth

26 Oct 02:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Oct 26 02:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2018 02:36:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.61°N / 20.82°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of Keri (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
17 km (11 mi) SSW of Ambelókipoi (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,610)
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Agios Leon (Zákynthos) (pop: 393)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Vartholomió (Ilia Prefecture) (pop: 3,070)
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
55 km (34 mi) W of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
107 km (66 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
131 km (81 mi) WNW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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 km- 33km SSW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS
M 4.0 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (4)

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Athens / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Valletta (614.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Alikanas / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
(Greece, 20 km NW of epicenter) : Short but fierce quake. This was following a lot of smaller rumbling. Still rumbling softly Almost constantly. (reported through EMSC)
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