Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 9.5 km southwest of Kozani, West Macedonia, Greece, on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 10:50 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 9.5 km southwest of Kozani, West Macedonia, Greece, on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 10:50 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jul 10:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 14, 2019 10:50:15 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.26°N / 21.69°E (Kozani, West Macedonia, Greece)
Antipode: 40.26°S / 158.31°W
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Kozani (West Macedonia) (pop: 36,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) E of Siatista (West Macedonia) (pop: 5,610) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) S of Ptolemaida (West Macedonia) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Naousa (Central Macedonia) (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SW of Véroia (Central Macedonia) (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Florina (West Macedonia) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Katerini (Central Macedonia) (pop: 53,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) N of Trikala (Thessaly) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Larissa (Thessaly) (pop: 144,700) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) NW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmGreeceGFZ
5.115 kmGreeceEMSC
4.910 km1km ESE of Ano Komi, GreeceUSGS
4.611 km (Greece)NOA
4.612 kmGrčka (Greece)SSS

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Athens, Greece / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : i was underground in a station of the Athens metro at moment of quake. I heard rumbling and then suddenly the subway floor started shaking... and then the lights went out. People rushed for the exit and climbed out of the station. It was scary.  
Agia Paraskevi Kozani / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Klagenfurt, Carinthia (926 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Zu weit weg.. für einen mitteleuropäischen Effekt. (reported through our app)  
Agrigento (791.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ohrid,North Macedonia (120.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in bed ans whole bed mirrors and etc starts to shake around (reported through our app)  
Enna, Italy (711.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kalambaka near Trikala / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Emporio / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Florina (11.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kozani Vathilakkos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Korce / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ptolemaida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ohrid, Northern Macedonia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Trikala / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kastoria (50.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bilisht (Albania, 81 km NW of epicenter) : It was really significant earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Maltepe (Turkey, 630 km E of epicenter) : No Nothing felt (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 221 km SW of epicenter) : Just felt a small earthquake...a few seconds and tiny shake. (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 131 km NW of epicenter) : OHRID SHAKE (reported through EMSC)  
Korçë (Albania, 96 km NW of epicenter) : It was felt (reported through EMSC)  
Struga (Republic of North Macedonia, 143 km NW of epicenter) : Very short (reported through EMSC)  
Resen (Republic of North Macedonia, 118 km NW of epicenter) : mnogu malku se oseti vo resen (reported through EMSC)  
Korce (Albania, 96 km NW of epicenter) : If i was on foot I couldn't feel it (reported through EMSC)  
Katerini (Greece, 66 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Κατερίνη, λίγων δευτερόλεπτων ελαφριά δόνηση (reported through EMSC)  
Skopje (Republic of North Macedonia, 201 km NW of epicenter) : Small gentle short wave. Skopje, Macedonia (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Not so strong, but lasted about 15-20 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Felt on the first floor, slight shaking for couple of seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 128 km NW of epicenter) : Little shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 128 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in Ohrid (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 113 km NE of epicenter) : In my personal opinion, I did not feel anything (reported through EMSC)  
Ioannina (Greece, 96 km SW of epicenter) : Slightly felt in the city of Ioannina, Greece. (reported through EMSC)  
Korçë (Albania, 95 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it (reported through EMSC)  
Larisa (Greece, 85 km SE of epicenter) : Αισθητός στη Λάρισα. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Lasted about 15 seconds Strongly felt, lights were shaking (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Many smaller tremors. Dogs went crazy. It was frightening. (reported through EMSC)  
Veroia (Greece, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός. 1ος όροφος! Βέροια (reported through EMSC)  
Veroia (Greece, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Felt in Veria. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρής διάρκειας με έντονο κούνημα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Πτολεμαΐδα (reported through EMSC)  
Velventos (Greece, 29 km E of epicenter) : Ήταν αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
Kivotos (Greece, 25 km W of epicenter) : Κούνησε πολύ δυνατά και ήταν πολύ τρομακτικός , αμέσως μετά ξανά έκανε και ήταν και πάλι αισθητός! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 13 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 12 km N of epicenter) : Strong and short. Scary (reported through EMSC)  
Kozani (Greece, 11 km NE of epicenter) : Ήταν δυνατός. Ακούστηκε βουητό και είχε διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
Lefkopigi (Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : Very strong feeling (reported through EMSC)  
Rosciano (Italy, 684 km W of epicenter) : Little vibration (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 221 km S of epicenter) : Αισθητος Καστοριά 4ος οροφος (reported through EMSC)  
Skopje (Republic of North Macedonia, 201 km NW of epicenter) : Just barely heard cracking sound of windows and doors, very short light swaying. (reported through EMSC)  
Kichevo (Republic of North Macedonia, 160 km NW of epicenter) : Убаво здрма ама кратко, два пати едно по друго (reported through EMSC)  
Struga (Republic of North Macedonia, 140 km NW of epicenter) : felt that the house was shaking and the lights were rocking (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Ljuljaj me nezno polako ... (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Sweyed a little. (reported through EMSC)  
Ohri (Republic of North Macedonia, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in it woke me up (reported through EMSC)  
Pogradec (Albania, 119 km NW of epicenter) : Long (reported through EMSC)  
Resen (Republic of North Macedonia, 116 km NW of epicenter) : abe kaj sve vaka :) (reported through EMSC)  
Resen (Republic of North Macedonia, 116 km NW of epicenter) : 5 mn vreme tresi (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 107 km SE of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Bitola (Republic of North Macedonia, 99 km NW of epicenter) : ke mani pojak jas taka mislam ... (reported through EMSC)  
Bitola (Republic of North Macedonia, 99 km NW of epicenter) : Felt swaying for for about 6-7 econds (reported through EMSC)  
Bitola (Republic of North Macedonia, 99 km NW of epicenter) : Felt it good (reported through EMSC)  
Bitola (Republic of North Macedonia, 98 km NW of epicenter) : felt well (reported through EMSC)  
Bitola (Republic of North Macedonia, 98 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it, it was short one (reported through EMSC)  
Ioannina (Greece, 97 km SW of epicenter) : Aisthitos kai sta ioannina! (reported through EMSC)  
Korçë (Albania, 95 km NW of epicenter) : Albania (reported through EMSC)  
Korçë (Albania, 94 km NW of epicenter) : Shook the house (reported through EMSC)  
Korçë (Albania, 94 km NW of epicenter) : I FELT THIS EARTHQUAKE.Maybe 3.4.My home has strong quake. (reported through EMSC)  
Korce (Albania, 94 km NW of epicenter) : E ndjemë (reported through EMSC)  
Palamas (Greece, 87 km S of epicenter) : Κουνήθηκαν τα φώτα για λίγο και ένιωθες μια ζαλάδα,μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
Larisa (Greece, 85 km SE of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα στον 4ο όροφο Λάρισα (reported through EMSC)  
Bilisht (Albania, 80 km NW of epicenter) : It was significant (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 72 km S of epicenter) : strong, short time (reported through EMSC)  
Katerini (Greece, 66 km E of epicenter) : Very light, 3 seconds duration (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Πολύ δυνατός! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Καστοριά Αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρής διάρκειας και χαμηλής έντασης. (reported through EMSC)  
Rizomata (Greece, 43 km NE of epicenter) : Τον αισθάνθηκα οριακά (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 38 km NW of epicenter) : Έντονος και με διάρκεια!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km NW of epicenter) : The felt duration was over 8 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός στην Πτολεμαΐδα. (reported through EMSC)  
Velventos (Greece, 30 km E of epicenter) : Κούνησε μερικά δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 18 km W of epicenter) : Strong (reported through EMSC)  
Kozani (Greece, 13 km N of epicenter) : Pretty violent, yet short (reported through EMSC)  
Kozani (Greece, 12 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατος... (reported through EMSC)  
Lefkopigi (Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : Very strong (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

  • 12 Sep 2019 09:13 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Jul 2019 10:59 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 Jul 2019 10:59 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | SSS | Details

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