Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Thursday, 18 April 2019
18 Apr 16:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.58°N / 20.64°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
21 km (13 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
143 km (89 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
274 km (170 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|
|Thu, 18 Apr 13:00 UTC||M 2.8 / 8 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.