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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Greece on Sunday, 17 March 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Southern Greece on Sunday, 17 March 2019
17 Mar 11:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Mar 17 11:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.6.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 March 2019 11:49 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9°N / 21.01°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Arkoúdi (pop: 1,300)
12 km (8 mi) SW of Káto Panagía (pop: 700)
12 km (8 mi) W of Moní Vlachernón (pop: 100)
74 km (46 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
197 km (122 mi) S of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
238 km (148 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 Mar 11:49 UTCM 4.6 / 10 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ
Sun, 17 Mar 11:49 UTCM 4.6 / 5 kmSouthern GreeceEMSC
2019-03-17 13:49:39 +02:00 (17 Mar 11:49:39 UTC)M 4.9 / 10 km12km ESE of Zakynthos, GreeceUSGS
Sun, 17 Mar 11:49 UTCM 4.3Grčka (Greece)SSS
Sun, 17 Mar 11:49 UTCM 4.3 / 15.8 kmYunanistan (Greece)KOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (21)

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Skouroxori (38.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
27200 Savalia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
18.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Arkoufi beach / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kalamata (Greece, 126 km SE of epicenter) : I was in my car (not moving) to my farm near Kalamata and my car was moving Side ways but not violent (reported through EMSC)
Mesolongi (Greece, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Λίγο αισθητός, αρκετή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 39 km E of epicenter) : Πύργος Ηλείας, αρκετά δυνατός με διάρκεια, ξεκίνησε απότομα και μετά κουνούσε πιο ήρεμα μέχρι που σταμάτησε (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 39 km E of epicenter) : Ομαλή δόνηση με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 88 km NE of epicenter) : Λιγο αισθητος (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 49 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός στη Νέα Μανωλάδα. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 46 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητό κούνημα δεύτερος όροφος (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 40 km E of epicenter) : Χωρίς θόρυβο αλλά με έντονη επιτάχυνση σύμφωνα με το μέγεθος του που πρέπει να ήταν 5άρης (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 40 km E of epicenter) : Δυνατος με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 39 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 39 km E of epicenter) : Πολυ καλος...μου αρεσε.... (reported through EMSC)
Amaliada (Greece, 31 km E of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός Αμαλιάδα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 28 km E of epicenter) : Στην Μαραθια Αμαλιαδας πριν 5 λεπτά ιδιαίτερα αισθητός παρότι βρισκόμουν σε ισόγεια κατοικια (reported through EMSC)
Kato Panagia (Greece, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Quite strong one with rumor. Duration of 10 secs approximately (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Περιπου 4 ριχτερ (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 12 km W of epicenter) : Δυνατός και με διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 11 km W of epicenter) : A jolt and then gentle shaking (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Southern Greece on Sunday, 17 March 2019

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