Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 5.4 km west of Pýrgos, Pirgos, Ilia, Greece, on Monday, 9 March 2020 at 22:19 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 5.4 km west of Pýrgos, Pirgos, Ilia, Greece, on Monday, 9 March 2020 at 22:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 20 km depth

9 Mar 22:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Mar 9 22:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3.
Mar 9 22:27: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 26.0 km.
Mar 9 22:27: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.0 to 2.0 km.
Mar 9 22:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 17.0 km.
Mar 9 22:53: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 1.0 km.
Mar 9 22:56: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Mar 2020 22:19:31 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.68°N / 21.38°E (Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SE of Myrtia (pop: 919) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) W of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Makrisia (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Zacharo (pop: 5,890) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Zakynthos (Ionian Islands) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Aigio (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) W of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.120 kmSouthern GreeceEMSC
4.120 km(Greece)NOA
3.917 kmYunanistan (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
4.410 km6km SE of Kardamas, GreeceUSGS
3.515 kmGrčka (Greece)SSS
4.310 kmSouthern GreeceGFZ

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Pyrgos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Χάβαρι / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Andravida Ilias / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kourouta (Greece, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Έντονη βοή, σύντομος, τα κατοικίδια ταράχτηκαν. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Σχεδόν ανεπαίσθητος. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 46 km N of epicenter) : Στην Νέα Μανωλάδα ένα μεγάλο τράνταγμα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 34 km W of epicenter) : ... μικρής διάρκειας, ίσα ίσα που τον καταλάβαμε....όλα καλά;, συνηθισμένοι (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 16 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός, αρκετά,και στην Αμαλιάδα. Τρανταχτηκε όλο το κτήριο. Ανησυχήσαμε. (reported through EMSC)  
Chanakia (Greece, 8 km N of epicenter) : Περιεργο κουνημα, θεωρω επιφανειακο! Ξαφνιαστηκα! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 7 km E of epicenter) : Long shake not too powerfull (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 7 km E of epicenter) : 4ος Όροφος. Έτρεχαν τα σώματα του καλοριφέρ. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 7 km E of epicenter) : Πολύ βουητό!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Katakolo (Greece, 4 km W of epicenter) : Καλος με θορυβο. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 1 km SE of epicenter) : Αρκετά Δυνατός! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 335 km SE of epicenter) : ΕΡΧΕΤΑΙ Η ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΗ ΠΑΙΔΙΑ!!!!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Patra (Greece, 70 km NE of epicenter) : Ίσα που τον κατάλαβα επειδή ήμουν ξαπλωμένος. Πατρα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 67 km NW of epicenter) : Just a slight rattle of our glasses, but it seemed to last a long time (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 55 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός με διάρκεια αλλά αθόρυβος!!!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 39 km NW of epicenter) : Noisy but of short duration. (reported through EMSC)  
Varda (Greece, 39 km NW of epicenter) : Βάρδα Ηλείας αισθητός, βουή και δυνατός (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 24 km NW of epicenter) : Αισθητός πολύ με διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 23 km E of epicenter) : Δεν κράτησε πολύ, ήμουν όρθιος και άκουσα απλά το τρίξιμο. Όσοι ήταν ξάπλα τον κατάλαβαν καλύτερα. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 22 km SE of epicenter) : Βγαίνεις έξω κινδυνεύεις από κορονοιο μένεις μέσα κινδυνεύεις από σεισμό.. Πολύ μεγάλη βουή (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 22 km E of epicenter) : ΜΙΚΡΟ ΚΟΥΝΗΜΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΑΡΧΑΙΑ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ. ΔΙΑΡΚΕΙΑ 10 ΔΕΥΤΕΡΟΛΕΠΤΑ. (reported through EMSC)  
Makrisia (Greece, 21 km E of epicenter) : Long lasting and very noisy. Though it would stop when it got stronger. No damages at all (reported through EMSC)  
Karatoulas (Greece, 15 km NE of epicenter) : Ο γιος του ακατανομαστου κυβερνά.. Δεν θα μείνει κολυμπηθροξυλο.. Τις ταυτότητες στο στόμα στην αναγνώριση πτωμάτων θα γίνει της πουτανας. (reported through EMSC)  
Katakolo (Greece, 7 km SW of epicenter) : Light Shake and dump sound (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 6 km E of epicenter) : Quite loud not too much tremor (reported through EMSC)  
Katsaros (Greece, 6 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατό τράνταγμα 10 δευτερολέπτων....Πολύ τοπικός... (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 5 km E of epicenter) : Είχε βουή και με διάρκεια!! Αρκετά έντονος στον 2ο οροφο (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 5 km E of epicenter) : Smooth up and down, vertical shake for about 2 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 5 km E of epicenter) : Δεν ένιωσα έντονο κούνημα αλλά το βουητό ήταν τρομακτικό!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 5 km E of epicenter) : Έτριζαν τα σώματα του καλοριφέρ στον 4ο όροφο (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 5 km E of epicenter) : Νόμιζα ότι ήταν ο κάγκουρας με το μπασο τέρμα! Καλή συνέχεια! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 3 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετά δυνατός με μέτρια διάρκεια. Ο ήχος που προηγήθηκε ήταν τρομακτικός. (reported through EMSC)  
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