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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 15 November 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake: Ionian Sea, 25 Oct 2018 22:54, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 15 November 2018
15 Nov 09:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Nov 15 09:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Date & time: Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:09 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4°N / 20.68°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
132 km (82 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
133 km (83 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
275 km (171 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 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
Thu, 15 Nov 09:09 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
Thu, 15 Nov 09:09 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km5.1 IONIAN SEAEMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 09:09 UTCM 4.2 / 15 kmGrčkaSSS
Thu, 15 Nov 09:09 UTCM 4.5 / 6.8 km36 Km SW From ZandeNOA_HL
2018-11-15 11:09:25 +02:00 (15 Nov 09:09:25 UTC)M 4.7 / 10 km- 28km SSW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (8)

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serrone (fr)italy (817.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Zakynthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Reggio Calabria (428 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
serrone (fr)italy (817.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Tslivi-Planos Gitakia / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Um 11:10 Uhr sehr starkes Schütteln, mein Hund kam von Draussen nach Innen gerannt und war sehr Aufgeregt.
82.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
(Greece, 48 km N of epicenter) : Strong shake (reported through EMSC)
Laganas (Greece, 39 km NE of epicenter) : 2 quakes in 5 minutes , both strong (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 15 November 2018
 

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