Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 7.8 km north of Zakynthos, Zakinthos, Greece, on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 08:29 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 7.8 km north of Zakynthos, Zakinthos, Greece, on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 08:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 May 08:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 16 08:38: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.3.
Date & time: May 16, 2020 08:29:45 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.85°N / 20.9°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 37.85°S / 159.1°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Planos (pop: 742) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) N of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) W of Arkoudi (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Kyllini (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Varda (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Pyrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (154 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Kalamos Island (pop: 496) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Antipaxos Island (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSE of Paxos Island (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.310 kmIonian Sea (Greece)GFZ
4.327 kmSouthern GreeceEMSC
4.327 km (Greece)NOA
4.410 km6km NNE of Zakynthos, GreeceUSGS
3.810 kmGrčka (Greece)SSS

User reports for this quake (19)

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Arkoudi, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece (18.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Greece, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Έντονο τράνταγμα,αν διαρκούσε περισσότερο θα έπεφταν αντικείμενα μέσα στο σπίτι. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Very minor movement (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 18 km SW of epicenter) : Gentle rocking (reported through EMSC)  
Corinthe (Greece, 167 km E of epicenter) : Γκαντεμοσκυλοοοο (reported through EMSC)  
Agrinio (Greece, 86 km N of epicenter) : Και Αγρίνιο αισθητός ήπια. (reported through EMSC)  
Agrinio (Greece, 86 km N of epicenter) : Αγρίνιο ελαφρύ κούνημα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Ζακυνθος (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Very short duration, no sound at all. (reported through EMSC)  
Epitalio (Greece, 52 km SE of epicenter) : Light Shake (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 45 km SE of epicenter) : Πύργος Ηλείας, ιδιαίτερα αισθητή η δόνηση, με διάρκεια περίπου 15 δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 44 km NW of epicenter) : Very slight movement (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Βαρδα Ηλείας καλός ήταν (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 31 km SE of epicenter) : Γρήγορος αλλά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 29 km NW of epicenter) : Short bump. Didn’t last very long (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 21 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 21 km S of epicenter) : Σύντομος, δυνατός θόρυβος, δυνατό τράνταγμα. (reported through EMSC)  
Pyrgos (Greece, 17 km SE of epicenter) : Very profound movement only lasted a few seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 12 km SE of epicenter) : Opala (reported through EMSC)  
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