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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 10 January 2019

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 10 January 2019
10 Jan 17:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 10 January 2019 17:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.26°N / 20.77°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) S of Kerí (pop: 500)
47 km (29 mi) S of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
50 km (31 mi) S of Agalás (pop: 300)
122 km (76 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
272 km (169 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 10 Jan 17:30 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmIonian SeaGFZ
Thu, 10 Jan 17:30 UTCM 4.8 / 60 kmIONIAN SEAEMSC
Thu, 10 Jan 17:30 UTCM 4.4 / 13.4 km55 Km SSW From ZandeNOA_HL
Thu, 10 Jan 17:30 UTCM 4.1GrčkaSSS
2019-01-10 18:30:14 +01:00 (10 Jan 17:30:14 UTC)M 4.8 / 10 km- 46km SSW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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Zakynthos (266.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
59.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Chennai / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was like shivering my bed but felt it for few seconds
(Greece, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Στον Πύργο Ηλείας, απότομος αλλά μέτριος σε ένταση, διάρκεια περίπου 10-15 δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 51 km N of epicenter) : Felt two shakes in a 3 second time period. Not very strong but sensable. (reported through EMSC)
Agrinio (Greece, 159 km NE of epicenter) : Agrinio western greece (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 58 km N of epicenter) : Very long lasting constant shaking (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 56 km NE of epicenter) : quite strong with noise (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατό τιναγμα!!! (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Μετρίου μεγέθους αλλά αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 55 km N of epicenter) : Όλα καλά. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Just a gentle shaking but lasted quite a while (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 50 km N of epicenter) : Καλός ήταν (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 46 km N of epicenter) : Ήπιος (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 10 January 2019

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