Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - IONIAN SEA, Greece, on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at 12:08 (GMT)
9 Jan 12:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.43°N / 20.5°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (235 km / 146 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
39 km (25 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
41 km (25 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
141 km (88 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
149 km (93 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
290 km (180 mi) SW 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|
|2019-01-09 12:08:47 UTC||M 2.6 / 7 km||IONIAN SEA, Greece||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.