Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Wednesday, 17 April 2019
17 Apr 17:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours 13 minutes.
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.62°N / 20.68°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
15 km (10 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
116 km (72 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
142 km (88 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
270 km (168 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 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 15:39 UTC||M 2.9 / 14 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.