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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Greece on Saturday, 18 April 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Greece on Saturday, 18 April 2020
18 Apr 23:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 18 April 2020 23:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1°N / 20.31°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Volos-Atalanti (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SW of Kaminaráta (pop: 200)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Lixoúri (pop: 3,800)
17 km (11 mi) W of Miniá (pop: 300)
126 km (78 mi) W of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
180 km (112 mi) SW of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
299 km (186 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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, 18 Apr 23:36 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km GreeceGFZ
Sat, 18 Apr 23:36 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km GreeceEMSC
Sat, 18 Apr 23:36 UTCM 3.9 / 16 km (Greece)NOA
2020-04-19 01:36:54 +02:00 (18 Apr 23:36:54 UTC)M 4.1 / 27.4 km16km SW of Lixourion, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (13)

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Elbasan (Albania, 337 km NW of epicenter) : Prit kur te thojn shqipet qe u ndje dhe ktej ahahahahahahahahaah (reported through EMSC)
Elbasan (Albania, 337 km NW of epicenter) : U ndje ktu ntrropoj (reported through EMSC)
Fier (Albania, 301 km NW of epicenter) : Mos komentoni ju ne Shqiperi se su ndje fare. (reported through EMSC)
Fier (Albania, 300 km NW of epicenter) : Gezuar pashket (reported through EMSC)
Korçë (Albania, 284 km N of epicenter) : Ne pritje te komenteve te shqipove (reported through EMSC)
Patra (Greece, 124 km E of epicenter) : Πάτρα ανεπαίσθητος! (reported through EMSC)
Agrinio (Greece, 112 km NE of epicenter) : Long duration!!! Quite strong! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km NE of epicenter) : Woke up with noise approaching. Lasted about 11-15 secs (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km NE of epicenter) : ΚομποθεκραταΔιάρκεια αρκετή και βουή (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km NE of epicenter) : O halim ca bohet kshu (reported through EMSC)
Argostoli (Greece, 17 km NE of epicenter) : Μεταξάτα Αρκετά δυνατός με βοη και διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km E of epicenter) : Αργοστόλι 17 km ειτανε δυνατός. (reported through EMSC)
Lixouri (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Not to strong nor big duration. Felt weaker than 4.3 (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Greece on Saturday, 18 April 2020

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