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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Monday, 16 September 2019

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Monday, 16 September 2019
16 Sep 10:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 48.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 48.0 to 40.0 km.
Sep 16 12:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 48.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 16 September 2019 10:25 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.88°N / 20.86°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (187 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Drosiá (pop: 100)
6 km (4 mi) NE of Nerómylos (pop: 100)
6 km (4 mi) NE of Psaroú (pop: 200)
87 km (54 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
199 km (123 mi) S of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
251 km (156 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 16 Sep 10:25 UTCM 4.0 / 48 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
Mon, 16 Sep 10:25 UTCM 3.9 / 48 km(Greece)NOA
Mon, 16 Sep 10:25 UTCM 3.1 / 40 kmJonsko More (Greece)SSS

User reports for this quake (7)

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Tsilivi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Strange vibration while sunbathing. In the city I wouldn't even notice.
Laganas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tsilivi (6.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
7.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : One very light quick movement. Tsilivi, zakynthos
(Greece, 95 km NE of epicenter) : Light-weighted floor lamp swayed a little. Shoe fell off shoe box. Weak but unmistakable. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 56 km SE of epicenter) : Μικρή ένταση αλλά με σχετικά μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Skala (Greece, 22 km NW of epicenter) : Was sat eating lunch and felt a paulse for about 2 or 3 seconds - was very noticable (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Monday, 16 September 2019

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