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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Greece on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Greece on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
15 Jan 01:15 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 4 minutes.
Jan 15 01:18: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 56.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 January 2019 01:11 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.46°N / 20.3°E (Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Athéras (pop: 200)
23 km (14 mi) NW of Ásos (pop: 100)
24 km (15 mi) W of Fiskardo (pop: 200)
127 km (79 mi) W of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
142 km (88 mi) SW of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
303 km (188 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Jan 01:11 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km GreeceGFZ
Tue, 15 Jan 01:11 UTCM 4.3 / 2 km GREECEEMSC
Tue, 15 Jan 01:11 UTCM 4.2 / 10.6 km14 Km NNW From ArgostolionNOA_HL
Tue, 15 Jan 01:11 UTCM 4.0GrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (12)

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Preveza-Kanali / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I woke just up, felt shaking, nothing fall down.
74.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Argostoli (35.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Argostoli (Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Loud rumble.up and down movement. Nearly threw me out of my bed (reported through EMSC)
Lixouri (Greece, 16 km SE of epicenter) : Με ξυπνησε δυνατος (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Rumble, I’’m on a boat (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 28 km SE of epicenter) : Woken up by low rumbling and furniture shaking. Lasted 8-10 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Strong shaking with short duration, it was like explosion.It wake me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 54 km SE of epicenter) : Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Με ξύπνησε και είχε διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Lixouri (Greece, 20 km SE of epicenter) : Δυνατός με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km SE of epicenter) : Felt like a little wobble (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Greece on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

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