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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Thursday, 23 April 2020

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Thursday, 23 April 2020
23 Apr 07:29 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Apr 23 07:38: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 3.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 5.0 km.
Apr 23 09:44: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 23 April 2020 07:20 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.97°N / 20.17°E (Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) SW of Kaminaráta (pop: 200)
34 km (21 mi) SW of Miniá (pop: 300)
35 km (22 mi) SW of Lixoúri (pop: 3,800)
140 km (87 mi) SW of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
198 km (123 mi) SW of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
311 km (193 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 23 Apr 07:20 UTCM 4.0 / 5 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
Thu, 23 Apr 07:20 UTCM 4.0 / 14 km (Greece)NOA
2020-04-23 08:20:54 +01:00 (23 Apr 07:20:54 UTC)M 4.3 / 5.2 km34km SW of Lixourion, GreeceUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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Skala (Greece, 56 km E of epicenter) : Short duration, gentle. (reported through EMSC)
Lakithra (Greece, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Noise and vibration lasted about 4-5 seconds. Felt upstairs but husband said not much downstairs, felt like heavy traffic passing. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Thursday, 23 April 2020
 

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