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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Greece on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 05:59 (GMT)

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - Greece on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 05:59 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

10 Aug 06:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Aug 10 06:06: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km.
Aug 10 07:14: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 8.0 km.
Date & time: 2020-08-10 05:59:19 UTC
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.57°N / 22.56°E (Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NE of Plátanos (pop: 700)
3 km (2 mi) W of Kleidí (pop: 1,400)
3 km (2 mi) S of Tríkala (pop: 1,700)
32 km (20 mi) SW of Thessaloníki (pop: 354,300)
185 km (115 mi) SE of Skopje (pop: 474,900)
305 km (189 mi) NW of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-08-10 05:59:19 UTCM 3.4 / 8 kmGreeceEMSC
2020-08-10 05:59:19 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km(Greece)NOA

User reports for this quake (6)

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Pylaia, Thessaloniki / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I woke up.
Plátanos (Greece, 1 km SW of epicenter) : Ήταν αισθητός, με ξύπνησε. (reported through EMSC)
Skopje (Republic of North Macedonia, 184 km NW of epicenter) : vrtoglavica (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 35 km E of epicenter) : I was sitting on my chair and i felt a little motion. 9 o clock in the morning. I live in Thessaloniki. (reported through EMSC)
Thessaloníki (Greece, 32 km E of epicenter) : Not strong but wake me up. (reported through EMSC)
Géfyra (Greece, 21 km NE of epicenter) : Ετριζε η ντουλάπα και είχε ελαφρύ κούνημα. (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Greece on Monday, 10 August 2020 at 05:59 (GMT)

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