Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - IONIAN SEA (Greece) on Friday, 8 March 2019
8 Mar 12:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 60 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.27°N / 20.59°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
137 km (85 mi) W of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
148 km (92 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
286 km (178 mi) SW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 8 Mar 10:36 UTC||M 2.6 / 8 km||IONIAN SEA (Greece)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.