Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 5.7 km southeast of Nigrita, Sérres, Central Macedonia, Greece, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 18:33 (GMT)

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 5.7 km southeast of Nigrita, Sérres, Central Macedonia, Greece, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 18:33 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

29 Jul 18:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jul 29 18:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jul 2019 18:33:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.86°N / 23.53°E (Sérres, Central Macedonia, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Lagkadi (Sérres, Central Macedonia) (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Nigrita (Central Macedonia) (pop: 4,950) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) ENE of Sochos (Central Macedonia) (pop: 2,750) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Serres (Central Macedonia) (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Polichni (Central Macedonia) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Sykiés (Central Macedonia) (pop: 45,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Neapoli (Central Macedonia) (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) (pop: 354,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ENE of Kalamaria (Central Macedonia) (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) N of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.45 kmGreeceGFZ
M 3.97 kmGreeceEMSC
M 3.713 kmYunanistan (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
M 3.711 km (Greece)NOA
M 3.84 kmGrčka (Greece)SSS

User reports for this quake (81)

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317.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Oraiokastro / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thessaloniki / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Short and weak but felt it
48.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thessaloniki / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thessaloníki, Greece / Weak shaking (MMI III)
57.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it shaking. A cup fell down.
West thessaloniki (57.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Motion was side to side, only a few seconds,no subterenian sound, MMI IV light shaking (reported through our app)
53.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was restricting n the sofa and felt little shaking and noticed the noice in the flat. My husband though didn’t feel anything he was in the bath at this time. It was a bot scary we were going to run downstairs but stated home
Serres / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Evosmos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thessaloniki Greece / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
55.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
T (54 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kalamaria, Thessaloniki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Thessaloniki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
menemeni / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Thessaloniki / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thessaloniki / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Korçë (Albania, 231 km W of epicenter) : Noo. (reported through EMSC)
(Bulgaria, 218 km NW of epicenter) : Не се усети в Сливница, България. (reported through EMSC)
Stavroupoli (Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Δυτική Θεσσαλονίκη... ίσα που κατάλαβα ότι έγινε σεισμός. Αλλά έγινε αντιληπτός. (reported through EMSC)
Durrës (Albania, 343 km W of epicenter) : Like someone touched my chair (reported through EMSC)
Elliniko (Greece, 337 km S of epicenter) : Ξαπλωμένος ελαφριά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 328 km S of epicenter) : Θέλω να μαθαίνω (reported through EMSC)
Panorama (Greece, 311 km S of epicenter) : Ισχυρή δόνηση ελάχιστα αισθητή (reported through EMSC)
Ioannina (Greece, 264 km SW of epicenter) : Αθήνα πριν 5 λεπτά δεν έχει καταγραφεί ακομα (reported through EMSC)
Pylaia (Greece, 54 km SW of epicenter) : μικρός ήταν όλα καλά (reported through EMSC)
Dimitritsi (Greece, 10 km NW of epicenter) : Στο Δημητρίτσι Σερρών έγινε αρκετά εσθητός (reported through EMSC)
Dimitritsi (Greece, 10 km NW of epicenter) : αρκετά εσθητός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 72 km S of epicenter) : Χαλαρα αδερφε... Βουτιά στη θαλασσα... Ουτε καν τσουναμι!!! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Shaking good for 3 seconds in 7th Floor Ampelokipoi, Thessaloniki (reported through EMSC)
Serez (Greece, 19 km N of epicenter) : 3rd floor in Serres. I felt it for 5-7 seconds while sitting on a chair. Yet, the lamp in the hallway was not moving when I checked immediately afterwards. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 2 km SE of epicenter) : Το επίκεντρο ήταν τερπνη Σερρών και είμαστε εκεί ακριβώς ήταν με πολύ βουητό. Ήταν πάνω κάτω τεκτονικος ήταν αρκετά δυνατός. (reported through EMSC)
Neo Psychiko (Greece, 325 km S of epicenter) : Αθήνα τίποτα. Ούτε λίγο δόνηση (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 324 km S of epicenter) : Σύντομος με αρκετό βουητό, ένοιωθα ναυτία για αρκετή ώρα μετά (reported through EMSC)
Canakkale (Turkey, 262 km E of epicenter) : Slowy (reported through EMSC)
Velingrad (Bulgaria, 129 km N of epicenter) : Велинград (reported through EMSC)
Blagoevgrad (Bulgaria, 127 km NW of epicenter) : Short shake (reported through EMSC)
Blagoevgrad (Bulgaria, 127 km NW of epicenter) : Леко разстресе. (reported through EMSC)
Gevgelija (Republic of North Macedonia, 86 km W of epicenter) : Малце затресе (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaria (Greece, 58 km SW of epicenter) : Δεν ήταν αισθητός καθολου στη Θεσσαλονίκη (reported through EMSC)
(Bulgaria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : леко треперене (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaria (Greece, 58 km SW of epicenter) : Καλαμαριά, ελαφρύ κούνημα αλλά αισθητό στον 5ο (reported through EMSC)
Razhdak (Bulgaria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : Horizontal shaking for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Razhdak (Bulgaria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Horizontal shaking for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 57 km SW of epicenter) : It was a very mild earthquake in the Thessaloniki area, north Greece. (reported through EMSC)
Evosmos (Greece, 57 km SW of epicenter) : Δυνατος πολυ συντομος (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 57 km SW of epicenter) : Μικρός σε διάρκεια αλλά αισθητός. (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 57 km SW of epicenter) : Κράτησε λίγα δευτερόλεπτα αλλά όχι κάτι ιδιαίτερο (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Μικρή οριζόντια ταλάντωση. Φάληρο Θεσσαλονίκη 7ος όροφος. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Τον κατάλαβα 3ος όροφος κάτω Τούμπα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Very short duration. More like a slight bump, but unmistakable. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Just a small shake,with a small echo (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Ούτε βρακί δεν πρόλαβα να βάλω και στσματησε (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Αισθητός στον 4ο. Μόνο λίγα δευτερόλεπτα. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Για 2 δευτερόλεπτα τον κατάλαβα στην περιοχή Εύοσμος Θεσσαλονίκη (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Light vibration for 5 or 6 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Πολύ μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Αισθητος στο κέντρο της πόλης. Μικρής διαρκειας (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Fena salladı önce tık sonra bum (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : I went down on a table and I had a panic attack because I am very scared of earthquakes. (reported through EMSC)
Ampelokipoi (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Second floor, couch moved for two seconds. Thessaloniki. (reported through EMSC)
Ampelokipoi (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : I feel it (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : I felt like someone push me from my chair. (reported through EMSC)
Evosmos (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : 3 δευτερόλεπτα κράτησε αλλά την τηλεόραση την κούνησε καλά,περιοχή Ευόσμου (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Slightly noticedon7th floor (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Κάθε φορά που κάνω γενική ...κάτι γίνεται ΑΜΑΝ ΠΙΑ ΠΑΝΤΩΣ ήτανΔυνατός και περίεργος (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloniki (Greece, 56 km SW of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα στον καναπέ, διάρκεια γύρω στα 6 δευτερόλεπτα. (reported through EMSC)
Evosmos (Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Κουνήθηκα ελάχιστα! Η κίνηση δεν ήταν τόσο πάνω κάτω αλλά ήταν, ωστόσο κυρίως ήταν οριζόντιος η κίνησις και ητο από νότιο ανατολικά προς βόρειο δυτικά αν δεν κάνω λάθος! Καθώς κοιτώ προς δύση όπως κάθομαι! Πριν γίνει γύρο στα 30 δευτερόλεπτα ένιωσα ναυτία μερική και ελαφρώς μετωπιαίο και κροταφικο σαν πίεση, πονοκέφαλο αλλά και προ πέντε με δέκα δευτερόλεπτα αισθάνθηκα τις πρώτες δονήσεις όπου μετά από αλλα 5 δευτερόλεπτα κουνήθηκα! Η διάρκεια ήταν σύνολο γύρο στα 7 με 10 δευτερόλεπτα! Η συνολική κίνηση έμοιαζε να είναι κυκλική αλλά ταυτοχρόνως νοητά έμοιαζε σαν τροχιά διαγώνια σε σύνολο κατακόρυφη! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Κουνήθηκε στον καναπέ αρκετά δυνατα (reported through EMSC)
Stavroupoli (Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ, ανεπεσθητο κούνιμα χωρίς θόρυβο (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 55 km SW of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ τρέμουλο στον 2ο οροφο (reported through EMSC)
Polichni (Greece, 54 km SW of epicenter) : I was sitting in the sofa and watching tv while a horizontal shaking occur and i was wondering if i was dizzy or it was an earthquake! My wife was cooking and denied the possibility that an earthquake happen . She was wrong... (reported through EMSC)
Kilkis (Greece, 53 km W of epicenter) : Αισθητός. Όχι πολύ δυνατός. Τρία-τέσσερα δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)
Kilkis (Greece, 53 km W of epicenter) : Ελαφριά δόνηση μικρής διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)
Kilkis (Greece, 52 km W of epicenter) : Ελαφριά αισθητός μικρή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Lagkadas (Greece, 40 km SW of epicenter) : Λαγκαδα θεσσαλονικης (reported through EMSC)
Serez (Greece, 20 km N of epicenter) : Μεταβαλλόμενης έντασης κούνημα 6 δευτερολέπτων με αχνούς τριγμούς επίπλων. (reported through EMSC)
Sitochori (Greece, 11 km E of epicenter) : Μικρός σε διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
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