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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.7 quake: Ionian Sea on Thu, 25 Oct 22h54, which had occurred 14 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - IONIAN SEA on Friday, 26 October 2018
Oct 26 12:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.9.
Oct 26 12:53: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Date & time: Friday, 26 October 2018 12:41 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.54°N / 20.67°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (224 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
Fri, 26 Oct 12:41 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
Fri, 26 Oct 12:41 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmGrčkaSSS
Fri, 26 Oct 12:41 UTCM 4.6 / 7.3 km52 Km SW from ZandeNOA_HL
Fri, 26 Oct 12:41 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km- 32km SW of Mouzaki, GreeceUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Tsilivi / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Tsilivi (19.4 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(54.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Movibg ground (via app)
(424.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Ancient olympia / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Alykanas Zakynthos (34.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Lying on the beach, could feel the shaking. People standing up couldn't feel it

 

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