Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
23 Jan 13:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7°N / 20.58°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (222 km / 138 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
14 km (9 mi) SW of Áyios Léon (pop: 400)
15 km (9 mi) SW of Éxo Chóra (pop: 100)
118 km (73 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
154 km (96 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
277 km (172 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 23 Jan 13:30 UTC||M 2.8 / 11 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
|Wed, 23 Jan 13:30 UTC||M 2.9 / 11.3 km||29 Km SSW 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.