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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Ionian Sea, 25 Oct 2018 22:54, which had occurred 4 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Tuesday, 30 October 2018
30 Oct 03:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Oct 30 03:06: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Date & time: Tuesday, 30 October 2018 02:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.49°N / 20.45°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
38 km (23 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
38 km (24 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
141 km (87 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
155 km (97 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
292 km (182 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 30 Oct 02:59 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
Tue, 30 Oct 02:59 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmIONIAN SEAEMSC
2018-10-30 03:59:58 +01:00 (30 Oct 02:59:58 UTC)M 5.6 / 10 km- 40km SW of Mouzaki, GreeceUSGS
Tue, 30 Oct 03:00 UTCM 5.3 / 33 kmIonian SeaGeoAu
Tue, 30 Oct 02:59 UTCM 5.4 / 6.9 km34 Km SSW From VolimesNOA_HL
Tue, 30 Oct 02:59 UTCM 5.4 / 28 kmGrčkaSSS

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Zakynthos Tsilivi 17:10 am 30.10.2018 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Die Erde bewegt sich immer noch, seit Freitagnacht. Aber Heute gegen 17:10 Uhr war es sehr stark, und legte noch einmal nach, dass ich aus dem Haus gegangen bin. War nicht ganz einfach für mich.
72.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A big jolt and lots of shaking. (reported through our app)
Lakithra, Kefalonia (82.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up
Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
47.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoke by shaking
spartia, kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up to rattling doors and loud rumbling lasted maybe 5 - 10 seconds Still scary but can appreciate that the buildings are built to earthquake standard so quite safe
Argostoli Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awoke to a strong rumbling which started building slowly. Pets scared. No damage.
70.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It woke me up! At least not a long one. (reported through our app)
serrone (fr) (795.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : l am sleeping (reported through our app)
Zane town / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
48 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me from my sleep (reported through our app)
134 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zante / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alykes (47.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : House rocked and creaked it woke me up. (reported through our app)
Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Greece, 104 km N of epicenter) : Katsarata, Kefalonia. Brief tremor at 5.00 am. Shook bed and pendant light swinging. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Felt a heavy thud to the house then the bed shook but only for about 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 214 km NE of epicenter) : Light shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 49 km NE of epicenter) : Used to earthquakes, a nice morning jolt following the 6.8 on the 26/10. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 103 km NE of epicenter) : Απλά μας ξύπνησε (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 65 km N of epicenter) : It seemed to be building for some time before it reached a peak (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Wish these would stop woke me up from sleep (reported through EMSC)
Lefkáda (Greece, 147 km N of epicenter) : Πολύ αισθητός με Μίκη διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Lefkada (Greece, 145 km N of epicenter) : Αισθητό κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)
Nydri (Greece, 132 km N of epicenter) : Short one, but woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 104 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετά. Καλός ξυπνήσαμε (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 91 km E of epicenter) : Μεγάλος!!!! (reported through EMSC)
Lixouri (Greece, 74 km N of epicenter) : Δυνατός με μικρή διάρκειαΜας ξύπνησε (reported through EMSC)
Argostoli (Greece, 71 km N of epicenter) : Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Παρόλο σε ισόγειο σε χωριό 14χλμ του Λαγανά τον άκουσα αρκετά.. Είχε κ διάρκεια! (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 50 km NE of epicenter) : Just amazing view (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 48 km NE of epicenter) : When will they stop. Gave us a good shake enough to wake us up (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 47 km NE of epicenter) : Quite a bit of shaking, woke me up (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Woke us up . (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετα δυνατος μας ξυπνησε (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

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