Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Wednesday, 20 March 2019
20 Mar 17:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.89°N / 20.94°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (189 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Akrotíri (pop: 200)
11 km (7 mi) NE of Plános (pop: 700)
11 km (7 mi) NE of Nerómylos (pop: 100)
80 km (50 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
198 km (123 mi) S of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
244 km (151 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 20 Mar 17:30 UTC||M 2.2 / 16 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.