Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - IONIAN SEA on Wednesday, 6 February 2019
6 Feb 07:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.41°N / 20.5°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (25 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
41 km (26 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
42 km (26 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
143 km (89 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
149 km (92 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
290 km (180 mi) SW 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, 6 Feb 05:52 UTC||M 2.9 / 2 km||IONIAN SEA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.