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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southern Greece on Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Southern Greece on Wednesday, 19 December 2018
19 Dec 19:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Dec 19 19:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 4.9.
Date & time: Wednesday, 19 December 2018 19:35 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.98°N / 21.42°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Marathópolis (pop: 900)
22 km (13 mi) W of Petrochóri (pop: 100)
22 km (13 mi) SW of Gargaliánoi (pop: 6,300)
62 km (38 mi) W of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
143 km (89 mi) S of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
231 km (144 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 19 Dec 19:35 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
Wed, 19 Dec 19:35 UTCM 4.9 / 12 kmSOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
Wed, 19 Dec 19:35 UTCM 5.0 / 19.7 kmCosta Occidentale Peloponneso (GRECIA)INGV
2018-12-19 21:35:53 +02:00 (19 Dec 19:35:53 UTC)M 4.9 / 26.2 km- 17km SW of Methoni, GreeceUSGS
Wed, 19 Dec 19:35 UTCM 5.0 / 29.5 kmSouthern GreeceGeoAu
Wed, 19 Dec 19:35 UTCM 4.8 / 43.4 km41 Km SSW From PilosNOA_HL
Wed, 19 Dec 19:36 UTCM 4.6GrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (43)

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Roma via del casaletto (942.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Methoni / Weak shaking (MMI III)
desilla messinia (53 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
verga / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kalamata / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Elia achter de duinen aan zee in onze camper / Weak shaking (MMI III)
51.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Marathoupolis / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Koroni / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Agia Pelagia (Greece, 142 km E of epicenter) : Wake me up!!! (reported through EMSC)
Palaio Faliro (Greece, 243 km NE of epicenter) : Ακούστηκε τρίξιμο στα ντουλάπια .. αν δεν είχε ησυχία στο σπίτι, ούτε που θα το καταλάβαινα ... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 105 km N of epicenter) : Είχε διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 105 km N of epicenter) : Πύεγος Ηλείας, αισθητή η δόνηση με μέτρια ένταση και μεγάλη διάρκεια, χωρίς όμως βουητό (reported through EMSC)
Karabağlar (Turkey, 537 km E of epicenter) : Dedim ne oluyo aq sonra baktım Yunan’da deprem oluyo dedim yıkılsın koy götüünne (reported through EMSC)
Bodrum (Turkey, 521 km E of epicenter) : Gümüşlük (reported through EMSC)
Drapetsona (Greece, 238 km NE of epicenter) : Δραπετσώνα Πειραιάς τον αισθάνθηκα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 178 km N of epicenter) : Απο την περιοχη του Αιγιου αμυδρα αισθητος για λιγα δευτερολεπτα....Ετυχε να ειμαι ακινητος.... (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 170 km N of epicenter) : Weak with a faraway sense. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 159 km NE of epicenter) : Light shake for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 126 km NW of epicenter) : Ηταν αισθητός στη Ζάκυνθο!!! (reported through EMSC)
Gastouni (Greece, 125 km NW of epicenter) : Δεν ήταν πολύ δυνατός! (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 125 km NW of epicenter) : Τον αισθάνθηκα στη Ζάκυνθο (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 122 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it, seemed long duration maybe 30-40 sec? , It felt horizontal movement. (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 105 km N of epicenter) : Αισθητός στον Πύργο Ηλείας στον τέταρτο όροφο πολυκατοικίας. Ελαφρύς κυμματισμός. Γύρω στο 20 δευτερόλεπτα διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 105 km N of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 104 km N of epicenter) : Μικρή ή ένταση (reported through EMSC)
Kladas (Greece, 100 km NE of epicenter) : είχε διάρκεια, ήταν ξεκάθαρα αισθητός ενώ καθόμουν, μου φάνηκε δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 98 km NE of epicenter) : htan panw katw aisthitos (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 90 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατός με διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Καλαμάτα (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός για μερικά δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 71 km NE of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 71 km NE of epicenter) : ΑΙΣΘΗΤΟΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΚΑΛΑΜΑΤΑ (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Ηταν αισθητος , ακομα κουνιεται η λαμπα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 62 km N of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια !! (reported through EMSC)
Strefi (Greece, 56 km NE of epicenter) : ΚΟΥΝΗΘΗΚΑ ΕΛΑΦΡΑ (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 48 km NE of epicenter) : Christmas tree wobbling and two lamps. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Strong shaking in Iklaina (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 39 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός στην τρυφιλλια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 35 km E of epicenter) : Wackeln des Wohnmobils (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 32 km NE of epicenter) : Long .. fairly strong .. low rumble (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 74 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Southern Greece on Wednesday, 19 December 2018

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