Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
15 Jan 17:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 24 minutes.
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.64°N / 20.35°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
35 km (21 mi) SW of Éxo Chóra (pop: 100)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Maríai (pop: 300)
139 km (86 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
170 km (105 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
298 km (185 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
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Jan 16:57 UTC||M 2.6 / 3 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
|Tue, 15 Jan 16:57 UTC||M 2.6 / 12.3 km||41 Km SW From Volimes||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.