Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Wednesday, 19 December 2018
19 Dec 10:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 28 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.62°N / 20.5°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
25 km (16 mi) SW of Áyios Léon (pop: 400)
26 km (16 mi) SW of Éxo Chóra (pop: 100)
129 km (80 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
157 km (97 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
285 km (177 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 19 Dec 10:31 UTC||M 2.9 / 1 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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