Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 137 km southwest of Pátra, Patra, Achaia, Greece, on Thursday, 16 April 2020 at 22:41 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 137 km southwest of Pátra, Patra, Achaia, Greece, on Thursday, 16 April 2020 at 22:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Apr 22:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
Apr 16 22:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 1.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 2.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 1.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 2.0 km.
Apr 16 23:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2020 22:41:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.43°N / 20.57°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SW of Keri (pop: 469) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Katastari (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Arkoudi (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.210 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
4.310 kmIonian Sea (Greece)GFZ
4.26 km(Greece)NOA
4.010 km36km SW of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (14)

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Zagreb (Croatia, 1008 km NW of epicenter) : ? (reported through EMSC)  
Kalamata (Greece, 144 km E of epicenter) : Just barely noticed (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 81 km E of epicenter) : Ελάχιστα αισθητός. 4ος Όροφος (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 81 km E of epicenter) : Ελάχιστα αισθητός στον 4ο όροφο (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 81 km E of epicenter) : Αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
Ionikо (Greece, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Νταξ χαλαρα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Ήταν ανάγκη νυχτιάτικα....? (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 49 km NE of epicenter) : Ξεκίνησε σαν τρέμουλο και μετά άρχισαν να κουνιούνται οι βιβλιοθήκες... Χωρίς ζημιές ωστόσο. (reported through EMSC)  
Zakynthos (Greece, 49 km NE of epicenter) : I feel it just now zakynthos greece (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 48 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητή δόνηση μικρής διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 48 km NE of epicenter) : Χωρίς βουη (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 43 km NE of epicenter) : Κουνησε λιγο αλλα ολα ενταξει (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 43 km NE of epicenter) : Καλούλης. (reported through EMSC)  
Pantokratoras (Greece, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Αισθητός και με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
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