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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - Greece on Thursday, 16 January 2020

Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake  - Greece on Thursday, 16 January 2020
16 Jan 01:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Jan 16 01:54: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 20.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 5.0 km.
Jan 16 07:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 17.0 km.
Jan 16 08:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.7.
Date & time: Thursday, 16 January 2020 01:45 UTC
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.04°N / 21.98°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Aígio (pop: 20,400)
27 km (17 mi) SE of Ovriá (pop: 5,800)
30 km (19 mi) SE of Paralía (pop: 6,300)
31 km (19 mi) SE of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
146 km (90 mi) W of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
152 km (95 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 16 Jan 01:45 UTCM 3.7 / 17 km GreeceEMSC
Thu, 16 Jan 01:45 UTCM 3.7 / 20 km (Greece)NOA

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(Greece, 69 km SW of epicenter) : I felt a slight shake that woke me up from the 3rd floor building. (reported through EMSC)
Karatoulas (Greece, 52 km SW of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ τράνταγμα... Πύργος Ηλείας Καρατουλα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 41 km W of epicenter) : Δεν ένιωσα δόνηση αλλά άκουσα τα ποτήρια να τρίζουν και τις δυο φορές στον πρώτο ένα στιγμιαίο τράνταγμα και στον δεύτερο ποιο έντονο με ελάχιστη μεγαλύτερη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 32 km E of epicenter) : Απλά τρέμουλο ούτε κίνηση ούτε θόρυβο. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : I felt both one after the other withen couple minutes in between. For me the first one seemed stronger.... Just a small tremble then seemed like the ground was setting. (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 31 km NW of epicenter) : Slight movment (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 31 km NW of epicenter) : Small but woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Mintilogli (Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα.... (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.7 earthquake - Greece on Thursday, 16 January 2020

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