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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Greece on Saturday, 25 July 2020

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Greece on Saturday, 25 July 2020
25 Jul 01:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jul 25 01:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.2.
Jul 25 07:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 25.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 25 July 2020 01:38 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.17°N / 20.29°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Kaminaráta (pop: 200)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Lixoúri (pop: 3,800)
14 km (9 mi) SW of Kouvaláta (pop: 100)
127 km (79 mi) W of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
173 km (108 mi) SW of Ioánnina (pop: 65,600)
301 km (187 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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, 25 Jul 01:38 UTCM 4.7 / 25 km GreeceGFZ
Sat, 25 Jul 01:38 UTCM 4.4 / 5 km GreeceEMSC
Sat, 25 Jul 01:38 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km (Greece)NOA
Sat, 25 Jul 01:38 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km9 km SSW of Lixoúri, GreeceUSGS
Sat, 25 Jul 01:38 UTCM 4.5Grčka (Greece)SSS

User reports for this quake

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431.5 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Vlicho (66.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lefkada (65.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
16.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Psarou (60.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lixouri (13.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : awoken by building vibrating,doors/windows rattled lasted 10 secs
Kefalonia (19.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mega Lakis Helapi (41.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
30.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lassi (17 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
551.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
31 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
18.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We woke up and felt movement more thans just a vibration
18.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lixouri (13.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The appartement was moving
17.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Minia (8.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lassi (18 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
FOKATA (24.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
8.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
22.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lakhitra (20.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
11.6 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
9.2 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
30.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My first live experience... I'm awaked (reported through our app)
Peratata, Kefalonia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was in bed but awake when the quake happened. At first I thought it was a heavy lorry coming down the road then I realised what it was. It didn't last long - maybe 30 seconds - and didn't seem serious enough to get out of bed.
Argostoli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was woken up at 4:38 to shaking and I could hear furniture violently creaking such as the bed and the TV fixed on the wall sounding like it was going to come off it’s fixture.
Lepada / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Svoronata / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Avithos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lixouri / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
matzavinata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Vlachata, Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up and felt a quite strong shaking. Not very alarming but definitely impressive!
Argostoli / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lixuri / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Skala / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking. Skala
Fiskardo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
(38.1104355, 20.5227141) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vlachata, Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Thomas Beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Im awake
Karavomilos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lourdas, Garbis Villas, kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vlachata, Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up and felt a quite strong shaking. Not very alarming but definitely impressive!
Minia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cephalonia / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kefalonia (Svoronata ) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pesada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kefalonia (Svoronata ) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kefalonia Spartia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Assos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Svoronata / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everyone indoors woke up, bed was shaking and objects around the room were rattling.
Svoronata / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Agios Thomas Beach / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke up from the quake.. felt like a huge Truck Passing by at full speed...
Trapezaki Kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Koriana / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up in my sleep bed shook
Lassi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ionian see hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lassi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Svoronata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(38.1104355, 20.5227141) / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lassi Kefalonia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fiskardo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
4GFF+PQ Lakithra / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lixouri Lepeda / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lourdata b. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : we all awakened
Fiskardo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Argostoli / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everybody awake who was insode
Kefalonia Minies / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Argostoli / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Pesada / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Vlachata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Trapezaki / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : About a minute shaking -
Lixouri / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Trapezaki / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It was very short. The wardrobe was vibrating. Scary though..
Lassi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
sami / Light shaking (MMI IV)
South of Kefalonia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Svoronata / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kefalonia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kounopetra / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Argostoli / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kounopetra, Kefalonia, greece / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Argostoli / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lassi krfalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lassi, Kefalonia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Paskuqan (Albania, 364 km NW of epicenter) : Ishalla e shkund mir ta boj pershesh grekun (reported through EMSC)
Vlacháta (Greece, 29 km E of epicenter) : Was asleep, woken by the shaking. Dogs disturbed but gave no warning. (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Durrës (Albania, 363 km NW of epicenter) : Loqe mo (reported through EMSC)
Paskuqan (Albania, 362 km NW of epicenter) : Po ti mer kar se kupton qe po tallemi (reported through EMSC)
Paskuqan (Albania, 362 km NW of epicenter) : Po ti me rrot kari se kupto qe po tallim karin (reported through EMSC)
Paskuqan (Albania, 362 km NW of epicenter) : Didnt felt it (reported through EMSC)
Pétra (Greece, 123 km N of epicenter) : It woke us up. It was strong (reported through EMSC)
Agrínio (Greece, 110 km NE of epicenter) : Quite strong!!!! (reported through EMSC)
Lefkáda (Greece, 86 km N of epicenter) : Good shake. I was sleeping and woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 85 km N of epicenter) : Short duration, low intensity. It woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Itháki (Greece, 44 km NE of epicenter) : A faint rumble and small amount of movement. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 35 km NE of epicenter) : I woke up. Sort ,about 5sec. (reported through EMSC)
Sámi (Greece, 32 km NE of epicenter) : The shaking and the sound of the earthquake woke me up. Quite strong. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 26 km E of epicenter) : Heard the walls crack. (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Γιατί όταν έγινε ο σεισμός έδειξε οτι ηταν 5 ρίχτερ και τωρα γραφει 4..7 (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Strong shake in Argostoli (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Woke us up (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Strong rumble, woke me up, lasted 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Strong shaking and loud. Lasted 8-10 seconds. Woke us and frightened the dogs (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Very strong shaking !! Pictures fell of shelf . (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Strong at Argostoli (reported through EMSC)
Argostólion (Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Felt strong. Went on after for s while. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Stavamo dormendo e ci siamo spaventati molto! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km E of epicenter) : Very strong about 8-10 sec (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km E of epicenter) : Felt strongly here. Strong shaking that had a tail to it. About 5 seconds of shaking (reported through EMSC)
Lixoúri (Greece, 14 km NE of epicenter) : Strong rumbling shake in Lixouri. Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)
Lixoúri (Greece, 14 km NE of epicenter) : Earthquake (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Greece on Saturday, 25 July 2020
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    985km / 612mi
    | Romania
  • 09 Jul 1956 03:11
    | 7.7 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    528km / 328mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 17 Aug 1999 00:01
    | 7.6 |
    17km / 10.6mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    870km / 541mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 04 Mar 1977 19:21
    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    1000km / 621mi
    | Romania
  • 22 Jul 1967 16:57
    | 7.4 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    946km / 588mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    337km / 209mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 25 Apr 1957 02:25
    | 7.3 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    769km / 478mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece (Turkey)
  • 18 Mar 1953 19:06
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    68 years ago
    |
    672km / 418mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 09 Feb 1948 12:58
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    672km / 418mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 06 Oct 1947 19:55
    | 7.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    73 years ago
    |
    214km / 133mi
    | Southern Greece
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