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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Southern Greece on Saturday, 17 November 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Southern Greece on Saturday, 17 November 2018
17 Nov 20:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Nov 17 20:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Date & time: Saturday, 17 November 2018 20:33 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.36°N / 21.55°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SW of Kakóvatos (pop: 400)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Zacháro (pop: 5,900)
16 km (10 mi) NW of Kyparissía (pop: 5,000)
100 km (62 mi) S of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
195 km (121 mi) SW of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
203 km (126 mi) SW 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

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 17 Nov 20:33 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
Sat, 17 Nov 20:33 UTCM 4.3 / 10 kmSOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
Sat, 17 Nov 20:33 UTCM 4.1 / 32.2 km27 Km WSW From DimitsanaNOA_HL
Sat, 17 Nov 20:33 UTCM 4.1GrčkaSSS
2018-11-17 22:33:19 +02:00 (17 Nov 20:33:19 UTC)M 4.4 / 28.1 km- 5km SSW of Zakharo, GreeceUSGS

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Kato Samiko (19 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
32.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Kyparrissia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zakinthos (74.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Elia beach (12.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kokkini Chani (Greece, 401 km SE of epicenter) : Didn’t really know what it was as been thundering @lightening all day. I felt a wobble while sitting on the softer (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 87 km N of epicenter) : Small movement side to side. Lasted 3-4 sec (reported through EMSC)
Flokas (Greece, 21 km NW of epicenter) : Σα να με έσπρωξαν (reported through EMSC)
Larisa (Greece, 250 km N of epicenter) : Καθόλου αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 62 km SE of epicenter) : Fena hissettik. Artçı şok gibiydi. Allah muhafaza. (reported through EMSC)
Alpochori (Greece, 39 km NW of epicenter) : Felt shaking for aproximately 10 seconds on the second flor (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Ο σεισμός άρχισε πολύ απότομα, με μεγάλη διάρκεια και σχετικά δυνατή ένταση, στον Πύργο Ηλείας (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατος με διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Αρκετα δυνατος πυργος ηλειας (reported through EMSC)
Kato Samiko (Greece, 11 km NW of epicenter) : my first experience, short but things shook. My Wife was sitting on the bed and she said it felt like it was being moved by someone! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 163 km N of epicenter) : Just felt a vibration. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 87 km E of epicenter) : Κυπαρισσία - Μεσσηνίας.Ένα μικρό κούνημα. Τίποτα το σημαντικό. (reported through EMSC)
Laganas (Greece, 79 km W of epicenter) : Felt a wave , slight movement of my lights (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 65 km SE of epicenter) : Πολυ αισθητός με βουητό... (reported through EMSC)
Varda (Greece, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατός με μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Κουνήθηκε αρκετά το σπίτι (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 12 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατος με διαρκεια και βουητο (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Southern Greece on Saturday, 17 November 2018
 

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