Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 19 km northwest of Preveza, Epirus, Greece, on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 02:26 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 19 km northwest of Preveza, Epirus, Greece, on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 02:26 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Feb 02:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Feb 5 02:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 0.0 km.
Feb 5 02:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 2.0 km.
Feb 5 02:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Feb 2019 02:26:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.05°N / 20.57°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Kanali (pop: 964) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Preveza (Préveza) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Kanallaki (pop: 2,450) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Lefkada (pop: 8,670) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Vonitsa (pop: 4,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Arta (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Corfu (Kerkira) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) WNW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Paxi Island (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Antipaxos Island (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) WNW of Euboea Island (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.210 kmGREECEEMSC
5.110 kmGreece-Albania Border RegionGFZ
5.244 kmGreece-Albania Border RegionGeoAu
5.48.7 km- 18km WNW of Preveza, GreeceUSGS
5.214 kmGreece [Sea]INGV
5.213 km14 Km WNW from PrevezaNOA
5.311 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (69)

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Lecce, Italy / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Waken up ... bed (or walls?) rattling ...  
Lefkada / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shaking about 10 to 15 seconds  
490.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
340.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Zakynthos, kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ioannina / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it  
Corfu town (84.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : On 5th floor. Woken up by bed shaking and door rattling. Continued for about 10 seconds.  
Agia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lefkada / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt on board my boat in the marina.  
Ioannina (70.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was feeling bad five days before  
Preveza Skala Skafidaki (23.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ano Korakiana Kerkyra / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It Wake me up  
Preveza (18.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kanali (9.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Woke me up. Long shaking and rumbling. Dogs barking. (reported through our app)  
Larissa (148.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Palairos (40.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Corfu greece (73.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ioannina (70.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vlyho / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vlore / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ioannina-greece (73.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Greece, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Αποτομος και δυνατος σεισμος ευτυχώς μικρης διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)  
Preveza (Greece, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Δυνατός σεισμός,μας ξύπνησε ,εντρομους.Πέσανε μερικά πραγματα στο δάπεδο,30ς όροφος ,Πρεβεζα. (reported through EMSC)  
Mladost (Bulgaria, 469 km NE of epicenter) : A little quiet shake in Sofia, Bulgaria. (reported through EMSC)  
Vlorë (Albania, 185 km NW of epicenter) : Actually i was sleeping, it was so strong and i woke up at 03:26 am terrified. A lot of earthquakes have happened recently (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Ηγουμενίτσα. (reported through EMSC)  
Nikaia (Greece, 295 km SE of epicenter) : Ήταν ικανός να ξυπνήσω. Νίκαια. Πειραιάς. (reported through EMSC)  
Vlorë (Albania, 183 km NW of epicenter) : Strong shake last short (reported through EMSC)  
Larisa (Greece, 173 km NE of epicenter) : Υπήρχε βουητό πριν το σεισμό (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 171 km SE of epicenter) : Δεν είχαμε εδω πύργο από αυτών των σεισμό θεμα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 145 km S of epicenter) : Woke me up. Zakynthos (reported through EMSC)  
Agrinio (Greece, 88 km SE of epicenter) : Strong stake (reported through EMSC)  
Perigiali (Greece, 39 km S of epicenter) : Very strong, everything shaking. Woke me and the dogs up. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Felt in Perigiali for about 15 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 19 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong shaking with objects falling (reported through EMSC)  
Preveza (Greece, 19 km SE of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός , διαρκείας 20 δευτερολέπτων, δημιούργησε προβλήματα στην παροχή ρεύματος (ΔΕΗ) (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 9 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up, strong shaking, dogs barking. (reported through EMSC)  
Varda (Greece, 133 km SE of epicenter) : Έγινε αισθητός στην Ηλεία και νομίζαμε πως ήταν και πάλι από Ζακυνθο, όπως γίνεται συχνά τον τελευταίο καιρο. (reported through EMSC)  
Mesolongi (Greece, 107 km SE of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός σεισμός. (reported through EMSC)  
Tsoukalades (Greece, 26 km S of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός χωρίς λόγο ανησυχίας.. μικρή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
Preveza (Greece, 19 km SE of epicenter) : It was very very strong! 4th floor… (reported through EMSC)  
Kichevo (Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic of), 278 km N of epicenter) : 20 seconds longitudinal. On 4th floor. Not so strong. (reported through EMSC)  
Tiranë (Albania, 266 km NW of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Ampelokipoi (Greece, 265 km NE of epicenter) : Σε λίγο ο σεισμός θα μας φάει (reported through EMSC)  
Vlorë (Albania, 191 km NW of epicenter) : Soft but long trembling (reported through EMSC)  
Amfissa (Greece, 160 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Άμφισσα είχε κούνημα αλλά μικρή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 132 km SE of epicenter) : Αισθητός αρκετά στη βιομηχανική περιοχή Πατρών (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 129 km SE of epicenter) : Felt as if I was on a boat on waves (reported through EMSC)  
Patra (Greece, 127 km SE of epicenter) : Στον 6ο όροφο πολυκατοικίας ήταν αρκετά αισθητός! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 105 km NE of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 104 km S of epicenter) : Light wobble (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 103 km NW of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός. Μας ξύπνησε στην πόλη της Κέρκυρας. Και αρκετή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 98 km S of epicenter) : Gentle erregular movement of bed for about 20 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Lixouri (Greece, 93 km S of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 93 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός και στην Κέρκυρα (reported through EMSC)  
Lixouri (Greece, 92 km S of epicenter) : Αισθητός στο Ληξούρι. Ελαφρύ κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)  
Neochori (Greece, 86 km SE of epicenter) : Μας ξύπνησε πάλι (reported through EMSC)  
Agrinio (Greece, 78 km SE of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια! Πολύ αισθητος! (reported through EMSC)  
Ioannina (Greece, 74 km N of epicenter) : Arketa dinatos! (reported through EMSC)  
Ioannina (Greece, 73 km N of epicenter) : Was sleeping and wakken upNpthing else so far (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Δυνατός σεισμός. Και με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατό κούνημα Άρτα. (reported through EMSC)  
Nydri (Greece, 35 km S of epicenter) : Fast asleep. Woke me up. Long slow shaking through the bed. Objects moving on the side of the table and swinging (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km SE of epicenter) : Woke me up from a deep sleep. (reported through EMSC)  
Palairos (Greece, 32 km SE of epicenter) : Πολυ μργσλη διάρκεια κσι στην μεση χρονική στιγμή ποιο ισχυρό (reported through EMSC)  
Lefkada (Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : Πάρα πολύ αισθητός στην πόλη της Λευκάδας! (reported through EMSC)  
Lefkada (Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : Παρά πολύ δυνατός αλλά δεν είχε διάρκεια πάνω από 10 15 δευτερόλεπτα νομίζω (reported through EMSC)  
Lefkada (Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός στην πόλη της Λευκάδας (reported through EMSC)  
Preveza (Greece, 10 km SE of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 26 Feb 2019 10:06 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Feb 2019 21:57 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Feb 2019 10:32 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    15.5 km (9.6 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 06 Feb 2019 06:26 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    13.2 km (8.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 06 Feb 2019 05:11 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    14.9 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details
  • 05 Feb 2019 09:25 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Feb 2019 07:11 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 05 Feb 2019 05:14 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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