Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Thursday, 24 January 2019
24 Jan 19:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.36°N / 20.28°E (Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
59 km (36 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
59 km (37 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
161 km (100 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
166 km (103 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
310 km (193 mi) SW 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
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|
|Thu, 24 Jan 17:48 UTC||M 2.8 / 3 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
|Thu, 24 Jan 17:48 UTC||M 2.7 / 8.6 km||68 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.