Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Wednesday, 17 April 2019
17 Apr 10:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.63°N / 20.49°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
25 km (16 mi) SW of Áyios Léon (pop: 400)
26 km (16 mi) SW of Éxo Chóra (pop: 100)
129 km (80 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
158 km (98 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
286 km (178 mi) W 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|
|Wed, 17 Apr 09:23 UTC||M 2.6 / 2 km||Ionian Sea (Greece)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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.