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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Sunday, 17 February 2019

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Sunday, 17 February 2019
17 Feb 21:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 February 2019 21:40 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.42°N / 20.93°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (199 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SE of Kerí (pop: 500)
30 km (19 mi) SE of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
33 km (20 mi) S of Vasilikós (pop: 300)
113 km (70 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
116 km (72 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
253 km (157 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 17 Feb 21:40 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmIonian Sea (Greece)GFZ
Sun, 17 Feb 21:40 UTCM 4.5 / 15 kmIONIAN SEA (Greece)EMSC
2019-02-17 22:40:02 +01:00 (17 Feb 21:40:02 UTC)M 4.4 / 10 km40km SSE of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (7)

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Monemvasia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tiranë (Albania, 441 km NW of epicenter) : Hope you're all are alright (reported through EMSC)
Preveza (Greece, 167 km NW of epicenter) : No Response about it,Preveza,Greece (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 52 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετα αισθητος οχι με διαρκεια... (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 52 km NE of epicenter) : Πυργος αισθητος (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaki (Greece, 31 km NW of epicenter) : Καθόλου αισθητός αν και κοντά στο επίκεντρο. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Sunday, 17 February 2019

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