Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 6 km south of Gennadi, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 24 April 2020 at 13:16 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Eastern Mediterranean, 6 km south of Gennadi, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 24 April 2020 at 13:16 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 48 km depth

24 Apr 13:19 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Apr 24 13:23: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 73.0 km.
Apr 24 14:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 73.0 to 48.0 km.
Date & time: 24 Apr 2020 13:16:03 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.97°N / 27.92°E (Eastern Mediterranean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of Gennadi (pop: 655) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Faliraki (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Symi (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) ENE of Kreta Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.048 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ
4.949 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC
5.067 kmGreece [Sea]INGV
4.557 kmMediterranean Sea Revise01 (2020.04.24 (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
4.958 km20km SSW of Lardos, GreeceUSGS
4.655 km(Greece)NOA
5.041 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGeoAu

User reports for this quake (40)

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Kamari (223.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
82.1 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
225.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Rhodes (57.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
40.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Σύντομος, με μια μικρή παύση ενδιάμεσα. (reported through our app)  
Pilona,Rhodes 85109 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Skopje, Macedonia / not felt
(Greece, 78 km N of epicenter) : Ήταν αρκετά ισχυρός, αλλά με μικρή διάρκεια. (reported through EMSC)  
Didim (Turkey, 184 km NW of epicenter) : about 10second not very big (reported through EMSC)  
Kos (Greece, 136 km NW of epicenter) : Very light (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 77 km N of epicenter) : Rhodos kounithikameeee (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 65 km N of epicenter) : Σύντομος (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km N of epicenter) : Sustained for about a minute hard shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Pefkoi (Greece, 32 km N of epicenter) : Heard a deep rumble then a single east west oscilation. About a 4 at a guess. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 77 km N of epicenter) : I felt it (reported through EMSC)  
Menteşe (Turkey, 162 km N of epicenter) : Çok kısa ve hafif hissettik Muğla merkez (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 155 km NW of epicenter) : Λίγο κούνησε (reported through EMSC)  
Datça (Turkey, 107 km NW of epicenter) : Alttan vurdu (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 77 km N of epicenter) : Ελαφρύς 2-3δευτερα.ροδος περιοχή Αγίου Νικολάου (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 77 km N of epicenter) : Short but noticeable shake. East side of Rhodes city, Hellas. (reported through EMSC)  
Rhodes (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : I felt it just little bit (reported through EMSC)  
Rhodes (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : I just felt it (reported through EMSC)  
Rhodes (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : Γρήγορος αλλά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
Rhodes (Greece, 75 km N of epicenter) : Μου το είπε η κόρη μου που κάθετε στον καναπέ (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 74 km N of epicenter) : some movements (reported through EMSC)  
Karpathos (Greece, 74 km SW of epicenter) : I short but noticable shake (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 73 km SW of epicenter) : Καρπαθος (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 72 km N of epicenter) : Κουνηθήκαμε αρκετά στην Ιαλυσό (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 72 km N of epicenter) : Lightly felt. RhodesOldTown.gr (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 71 km N of epicenter) : Very short (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 71 km N of epicenter) : A very light tremor (reported through EMSC)  
Kremasti (Greece, 71 km N of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός με μέτρια διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 60 km N of epicenter) : Σύντομος με μια μικρή παύση στη μεση (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 60 km N of epicenter) : Σύντομος σαν να ήταν 2 συνεχόμενοι (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 60 km N of epicenter) : Σύντομος σε 2 κύματα. (reported through EMSC)  
Kritinia (Greece, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Πρώτα ακούστηκε ένας ήχος και μετά από 2 δεπτερολεπτα κουνήθηκε (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 35 km N of epicenter) : i heard the rumble and the shaking lasted about 30 seconds and appeared to come in 2 waves (reported through EMSC)  
Pefkoi (Greece, 32 km N of epicenter) : Distant rumble then strong east west oscilation. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Strong quake (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Strong quake felt in Gennadi beach (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 22 Jun 2020 19:16 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jun 2020 19:23 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    18.5 km (11.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | NOA | Details

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