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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake  - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 17 January 2019
17 Jan 12:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Jan 17 12:17: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 8.0 km.
Jan 17 13:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:01 UTC
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.66°N / 20.81°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
3 km (2 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
6 km (4 mi) SE of Agalás (pop: 300)
104 km (65 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
134 km (83 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
258 km (160 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 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, 17 Jan 12:01 UTCM 3.9 / 2 kmIONIAN SEAEMSC
Thu, 17 Jan 12:01 UTCM 3.9 / 17.9 km12 Km SSW From ZandeNOA_HL

User reports for this quake (15)

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Lithakia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
11.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
(Greece, 12 km NE of epicenter) : ΖΑΚΥΝΘΟΣ (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 14 km NE of epicenter) : Είχε διάρκεια και θόρυβο (reported through EMSC)
Planos (Greece, 17 km N of epicenter) : Πολύ μεγάλη βουή (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 54 km E of epicenter) : Πύργος Ηλείας, αρκετά αισθητή η δόνηση, διάρκεια περίπου στα 15 δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 14 km N of epicenter) : Zakynthos, bit of a shaker, bigger than last few days x (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 14 km E of epicenter) : This was big, the house was shaking strongly and the dogs barking in fear. (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 11 km NE of epicenter) : ΕΛΑΦΡΟΣ ΗΤΑΝ (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 11 km NE of epicenter) : Χαλαρός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 9 km NE of epicenter) : Rumble and shake. About 30 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 9 km NE of epicenter) : Strong, sustained shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : Quite strong, about the third one in a short period. (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 3 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 17 January 2019

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