Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 3 Km NW From Pirgos, Greece, on Saturday, 29 December 2018 at 07:13 (GMT)
29 Dec 07:44 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 31 minutes.
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6847°N / 21.433°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Pýrgos (pop: 22,400)
6 km (4 mi) NW of Varvásaina (pop: 1,300)
8 km (5 mi) SE of Myrtiá (pop: 900)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
196 km (122 mi) W of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
203 km (126 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
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|
|2018-12-29 07:13:21 UTC||M 2.6 / 29.4 km||3 Km NW From Pirgos, Greece||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.