Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Saturday, 29 December 2018
29 Dec 14:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.64°N / 20.62°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Áyios Léon (pop: 400)
119 km (74 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
148 km (92 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
275 km (171 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|
|Sat, 29 Dec 14:06 UTC||M 2.6 / 10 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
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.