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Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 9.2 km northeast of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece, on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 00:49 GMT

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 9.2 km northeast of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece, on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 00:49 GMT Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 9.2 km northeast of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece, on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 00:49 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Mar 00:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
Mar 21 00:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km.
Mar 21 01:05: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 21, 2020 00:49:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.3°N / 20.6°E (Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, Greece)
Antipode39.3°S / 159.4°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt54 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoVolos-Atalanti (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (5 mi) N of Kanalaki (pop: 2,450) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) E of Barga (pop: 2,380) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Paramythia (pop: 2,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (16 mi) WNW of Philippiada (pop: 4,620) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (23 mi) SE of Igoumenitsa (pop: 9,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Arta (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Preveza (Préveza) (pop: 17,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Ioannina (pop: 65,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) NW of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
309 km (192 mi) WNW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.410 kmGreeceEMSC
5.720 kmGreece-Albania Border RegionGFZ
5.914 kmGreece [Land]INGV
5.741 kmGreece-Albania Border RegionGeoAu
6.033 kmGreece-Albania Border RegionBMKG
5.710 km15km SE of Paramythia, GreeceUSGS
5.68 km (Greece)NOA

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Tetovo (303.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Catania / not felt
Ioannina / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Corfu Greece (70.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Meganisi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up, the bed was shaking and the house made noise  
Varypatades (69.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Avios Georgios south (58 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bitola (201.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brindisi, Apulia (271.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Corfu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sarande / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Saranda. Horizontal shakes. Around 4-5 seconds. Fornitures cracking  
Dragotina / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Vlorë, Albania (160.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us all up on 6th floor. Wasn't very strong but was very long and like being in a boat. Seems the region is having large quakes every 2 months. Wish we could get a break... (reported through our app)  
Ipsos, Corfù island / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vonitsa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Larisa, Thessaly (162.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lamezia Terme, Calabria, South Italy (371.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Preveza / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cosenza, Calabria (374 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Durres, Durrës District (244.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Perdika / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Gouvia Corfu (70.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : short but strong  
Kanallaki / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
bitola / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Corfu (91.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
I felt it Durres Albania / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tirana / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Corfu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : All in all between 5 - 10 seconds. 2-3 seconds stronger. Here approx. 4 - 5 Richter  
Skopje, Makedonija / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak shaking  
Vlore, Albania / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Saranda (81.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very long. But moderate shaking here. Hopefully it doesent mean something :/  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (54 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 12, 2020 21:03
2 years ago
2.3

7 km
2.4 km W of Frosýni, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
May 5, 2020 18:50
2 years ago
3.2

0 km
4.3 km NE of Seriziana, Ioannina, Epirus, GreeceMore
May 5, 2020 12:27
2 years ago
2.2

13 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.8 km NE of Ano Skafidoti, GreeceMore
May 3, 2020 12:29
2 years ago
2.1

13 km
0.9 km E of Ano Skafidoti, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
May 3, 2020 08:42
2 years ago
2.8

10 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.3 km SE of Asfaka, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
May 3, 2020 08:42
2 years ago
3.1

4 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.1 km S of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 29, 2020 20:40
2 years ago
2.4

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.4 km NE of Kleisoura, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 29, 2020 09:15
2 years ago
2.8

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.5 km NW of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 28, 2020 04:00
2 years ago
2.0

46 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.7 km E of Mantrotopos, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 26, 2020 20:17
2 years ago
2.1

41 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.8 km E of Agia Kyriaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 25, 2020 17:41
2 years ago
2.2

23 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.3 km SE of Stavrochori, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 22, 2020 18:18
2 years ago
2.0

6 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.3 km SE of Stavrochori, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 20, 2020 21:33
2 years ago
2.0

30 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.1 km NW of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 18, 2020 20:35
2 years ago
2.4

16 km
1.1 km NW of Trikastro, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 18, 2020 13:29
2 years ago
2.1

38 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 14 km N of Chochla, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 13, 2020 11:35
2 years ago
2.5

33 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.2 km NW of Thémelo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 13, 2020 05:15
2 years ago
3.3

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.5 km NW of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 13, 2020 00:44
2 years ago
3.4

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2 km SE of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 10, 2020 09:46
2 years ago
2.0

37 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.7 km S of Xirolofos, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 9, 2020 06:04
2 years ago
2.0

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.4 km NE of Kleisoura, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 8, 2020 19:32
2 years ago
2.2

16 km
1.2 km E of Zotiko, Ioannina, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 8, 2020 04:35
2 years ago
2.2

31 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.7 km E of Thémelo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 6, 2020 12:35
2 years ago
2.1

31 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.6 km W of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 4, 2020 11:28
2 years ago
2.0

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.6 km E of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 3, 2020 06:22
2 years ago
2.6

11 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.3 km NE of Koroni, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Apr 2, 2020 21:35
2 years ago
2.2

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.2 km SE of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 29, 2020 18:42
2 years ago
2.5

13 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.6 km SW of Kastri, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 28, 2020 18:49
2 years ago
2.2

38 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.3 km NE of Spatharaioi, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 27, 2020 05:01
2 years ago
2.1

50 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.6 km N of Agia Kyriaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 26, 2020 09:28
2 years ago
2.0

39 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.9 km W of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 26, 2020 05:04
2 years ago
2.0

11 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.9 km SW of Mouzakaiïka, GreeceMore
Mar 25, 2020 22:24
2 years ago - felt
3.4

8 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.7 km N of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 25, 2020 14:58
2 years ago
2.1

22 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2 km NW of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 25, 2020 10:44
2 years ago
2.6

5 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.9 km S of Ano Skafidoti, GreeceMore
Mar 25, 2020 09:49
2 years ago - felt
4.0

10 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 9.2 km NE of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 24, 2020 15:46
2 years ago - felt
3.5

8 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.3 km NE of Koroni, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 24, 2020 14:52
2 years ago
2.3

8 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2 km NW of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 24, 2020 14:14
2 years ago
2.0

8 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.3 km N of Koroni, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 23, 2020 14:08
2 years ago
3.1

8 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.1 km W of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 23, 2020 12:33
2 years ago
2.2

12 km
3.9 km W of Romanos, Ioannina, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 23, 2020 09:55
2 years ago
2.2

7 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.7 km E of Thémelo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 23, 2020 09:37
2 years ago
2.0

33 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.2 km N of Thémelo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 23, 2020 04:41
2 years ago
4.0

14 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 9.2 km NE of Mesopotamo, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 22, 2020 13:09
2 years ago
2.2

5 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.8 km W of Kanalaki, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 19:45
2 years ago
2.3

14 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.4 km NE of Kleisoura, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 19:34
2 years ago
3.4

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.2 km SE of Koukkouli, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 13:20
2 years ago
2.4

4 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.6 km SW of Kastri, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 11:39
2 years ago
2.3

7 km
Vrachonisida Péramos, 1.4 km W of Pagkrati, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 11:27
2 years ago
2.7

9 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 1.5 km W of Kleisoura, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 11:25
2 years ago
2.4

4 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.1 km SE of Livadari, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 04:14
2 years ago
2.7

1 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.1 km S of Skepasto, Nomos Prevézis, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 03:12
2 years ago - felt
3.1

1 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.3 km N of Ano Skafidoti, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 02:02
2 years ago
3.1

2 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 0.6 km E of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
Mar 21, 2020 00:58
2 years ago
2.6

0 km
Nisida Agiou Nikolaou, 2.1 km S of Potamia, Thesprotia, Epirus, GreeceMore
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