Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 16:07 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Ionian Sea 25 October 22:54 UTC, which had occurred 17 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Friday, 26 October 2018 at 16:07 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Oct 16:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Oct 26 16:13: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2018 04:07:11 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.49°N / 20.55°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SW of Kerí (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
36 km (23 mi) SW of Mouzaki (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,700)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Katastárion (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,380)
73 km (46 mi) SW of Gastoúni (Gastouni) (pop: 8,110)
78 km (49 mi) SW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
81 km (50 mi) SW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
134 km (83 mi) SW of Pátra (Patra) (pop: 168,000)
284 km (176 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.410 kmIonian SeaGFZ
M 4.750 km IONIAN SEAEMSC
M 4.710 km- 40km SW of Mouzaki, GreeceUSGS
M 4.56.7 km44 Km SW from ZandeNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (11)

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Zante / Weak shaking (MMI III)
105.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Ohri (Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of), 407 km N of epicenter) : Felt in Ohrid , slide movement (reported through EMSC)
Varda (Greece, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητός ήταν (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Felt the quake while in my hotel room. It was a pretty long shake compared to the earlier ones today. (reported through EMSC)
Struga (Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of), 410 km N of epicenter) : Felt in Struga... (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 130 km NE of epicenter) : Ανεπαίσθητος... Πάτρα (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 76 km E of epicenter) : Φαίνεται σαν μια έντονη αλλά φυσιολογική σεισμική ακολουθία. Σεισμός αισθητός και στο ισόγειο, χωρίς ιδιαίτερες επιταχύνσεις. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 44 km NE of epicenter) : After shock felt at Zante Airport (reported through EMSC)
Alikanas (Greece, 44 km N of epicenter) : As this is about the 50th aftershock, we felt the bed move whilst we were sitting. People outside didn't notice the movement. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 34 km NE of epicenter) : Felt it in Lithakia (reported through EMSC)
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