Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Wednesday, 5 December 2018
5 Dec 19:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.71°N / 20.54°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Éxo Chóra (pop: 100)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Maríai (pop: 300)
120 km (75 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
158 km (98 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
281 km (174 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 5 Dec 18:48 UTC||M 2.6 / 6 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
|Wed, 5 Dec 18:48 UTC||M 2.6 / 11.9 km||29 Km SSW From Volimes||NOA_HL|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.