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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Monday, 5 November 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Ionian Sea, 25 Oct 2018 22:54, which had occurred 10 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Monday, 5 November 2018
5 Nov 06:49 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Nov 5 06:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Date & time: Monday, 5 November 2018 06:46 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8°N / 20.5°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (228 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SW of Anafonítria (pop: 200)
16 km (10 mi) W of Maríai (pop: 300)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Volímai (pop: 400)
119 km (74 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
166 km (103 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
283 km (176 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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
Mon, 5 Nov 06:46 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
Mon, 5 Nov 06:46 UTCM 4.5 / 2 kmIONIAN SEAEMSC
Mon, 5 Nov 06:46 UTCM 4.5 / 8.3 km31 Km SSW From VolimesNOA_HL
Mon, 5 Nov 06:46 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmGrčkaSSS
2018-11-05 08:46:13 +02:00 (5 Nov 06:46:13 UTC)M 4.8 / 10 km- 30km WSW of Katastarion, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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Metaxata (36 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Μικρό κούνημα . (reported through our app)
(Greece, 43 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητή δόνηση! (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 133 km NE of epicenter) : Ανησυχια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 40 km E of epicenter) : Strong and with duration. Doors and furniture squeaked. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 403 km SE of epicenter) : Small and easy (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 203 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός αλλά με μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 111 km E of epicenter) : Πολυ αισθητος στον Πυργο (reported through EMSC)
Kyllíni (Greece, 92 km NE of epicenter) : Mavrata, Kefalonia. Slight tremor. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Κράτησε αρκετά (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Monday, 5 November 2018

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