Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
23 Jan 14:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.62°N / 20.71°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
11 km (7 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
140 km (87 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
267 km (166 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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 14:11 UTC||M 2.9 / 12 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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