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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km southwest of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 00:15 GMT

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km southwest of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 00:15 GMT

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 60 km depth

2 Feb 00:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Feb 2 00:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 60.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 20.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 80.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Feb 2, 2019 00:15:02 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.67°N / 21.52°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 36.67°S / 158.48°W
Nearest volcano: Methana (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) SW of Methoni (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Pylos (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Episkopi (pop: 132) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Gargalianoi (pop: 6,280) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Philiatra (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Kyparissia (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Meligalas (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Kopanaki (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) W of Elafonisos Island (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) SW of Nisi Agkistri Island (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.657 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
3.86.8 km58 Km SSW from PilosNOA
4.510 km- 42km SSW of Methoni, GreeceUSGS
4.35 kmGrčkaSSS

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Olympia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very slight vibration of bed....only felt it because I was still awake.  
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