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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 14 December 2019

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 14 December 2019
14 Dec 18:33 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 0.0 km.
Dec 14 18:48: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.6.
Dec 15 01:26: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 40.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 14 December 2019 18:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.57°N / 20.46°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Kampíon (pop: 100)
32 km (20 mi) SW of Áyios Léon (pop: 400)
32 km (20 mi) SW of Agalás (pop: 300)
135 km (84 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
158 km (98 mi) NW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
290 km (180 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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, 14 Dec 18:30 UTCM 4.4 / 40 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
2019-12-14 18:30:18 UTC (14 Dec 18:30:18 UTC)M 4.4 / 10 kmIonian Sea (Greece)USGS
Sat, 14 Dec 18:30 UTCM 3.8 / 7 km(Greece)NOA

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40.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
(Greece, 298 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός στον 3 όροφο (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 87 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητος στον 4ο οροφο (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Strong jolt, dog got up and looked uneasy, 6 seconds before. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 62 km N of epicenter) : Just a small wobble (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 45 km NE of epicenter) : Έντονη βουή πριν το κούνημα (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaki (Greece, 44 km NE of epicenter) : Not strong!! Thanks god!!! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 40 km NE of epicenter) : Quite noticeable everything shaking (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 38 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητός με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 37 km NE of epicenter) : Reasonable size jolt, slight rocking for above 2 minutes. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Saturday, 14 December 2019

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