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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 12 October 2019

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 12 October 2019
12 Oct 06:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 2.0 km.
Oct 12 07:02: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.1.
Oct 12 09:32: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.5.
Date & time: Saturday, 12 October 2019 06:49 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.59°N / 20.65°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (217 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SW of Kerí (pop: 500)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Límni Keríou (pop: 300)
120 km (74 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
143 km (89 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
273 km (170 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Oct 06:49 UTCM 4.5 / 2 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
Sat, 12 Oct 06:49 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmIonian Sea (Greece)GFZ
Sat, 12 Oct 06:49 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km(Greece)NOA
2019-10-12 07:49:35 +01:00 (12 Oct 06:49:35 UTC)M 4.5 / 6.8 km31km SSW of Mouzaki, GreeceUSGS
Sat, 12 Oct 06:49 UTCM 3.9 / 15 kmJonsko More (Greece)SSS

User reports for this quake (18)

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Porto Koukla Beach Hotel (22.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Ich habe es gespürt.Es war ein kurzes Rütteln und vorbei, als wir realisierten,was es war. Es gab auch mehrere Nachbeben in der Nacht und eins am Vormittag.
Laganas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
31.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Katastari / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Just a little s
Kalamaki / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tsivili, Zakynthos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Argassi , Diana Palace Hotel (30.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : very short vibrate the floor about 3 sec (reported through our app)
Kyllini / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Keri Beach Zakynthos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Alykes (30.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sat outside on balcony and felt chair wobble beneath me. Wardrobe doors rattled gently in room
29.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Greece, 31 km NE of epicenter) : In Tragaki, Zakynthos. Felt the ground slightly move. Not as bad as the two in the night. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 31 km NE of epicenter) : W nocy mocno potem 3 razy słabiej (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 34 km NE of epicenter) : De dieren reageren meteen.. (reported through EMSC)
Argasi (Greece, 34 km NE of epicenter) : Third in a series of shocks? (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 32 km NE of epicenter) : Ναι τον αισθανθηκσμε. Καλός... (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 26 km NE of epicenter) : Μικρής διάρκειας και δόνησης (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 12 October 2019

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