Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Wednesday, 17 April 2019
17 Apr 12:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.76°N / 20.79°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SW of Vouyiáton (pop: 300)
2 km (1 mi) W of Makhairádhon (pop: 900)
2 km (1 mi) SW of Langadhákia (pop: 400)
99 km (61 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
142 km (88 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
258 km (160 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 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 12:29 UTC||M 2.8 / 11 km||Ionian Sea (Greece)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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