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Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 70 km west of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 13:07 GMT

Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 70 km west of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 13:07 GMT Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 70 km west of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Tuesday, November 18, 1997 at 13:07 GMT

Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 18, 1997 13:07:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.6
Depth33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.57°N / 20.656°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode37.57°S / 159.344°W
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSousaki (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities23 km (14 mi) SW of Lithakia (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,310) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Katastari (pop: 1,380) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (20 mi) SW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) W of Pyrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) SW of Patras (pop: 168,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (170 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.633 kmIonian Sea (Greece)USGS
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (114 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 16, 1998 07:29
25 years ago
3.9

33 km
16 km SW of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
May 15, 1998 05:32
25 years ago
3.9

10 km
37 km SW of Argostoli, Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
May 4, 1998 19:41
25 years ago
3.6

46 km
65 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
May 1, 1998 04:00
25 years ago
5.3

33 km
65 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Apr 29, 1998 10:29
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
68 km SW of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 23, 1998 12:03
25 years ago
4.2

5 km
22 km NW of Argostoli, Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
Apr 23, 1998 02:16
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
35 km SW of Argostoli, Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
Apr 12, 1998 22:06
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
59 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Mar 28, 1998 16:48
25 years ago
3.8

33 km
59 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Mar 4, 1998 07:02
25 years ago
3.9

10 km
100 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 17, 1998 02:50
25 years ago
3.7

33 km
73 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Feb 17, 1998 01:20
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
77 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Feb 12, 1998 17:15
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
57 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Feb 4, 1998 13:46
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
80 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 31, 1998 21:21
25 years ago
4.0

100 km
Nisida Makropoula, 60 km W of Patras, Achaea, Western GreeceMore
Jan 31, 1998 13:45
25 years ago
3.9

33 km
68 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 30, 1998 06:12
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
69 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 29, 1998 15:23
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
79 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 24, 1998 20:35
25 years ago
4.2

10 km
64 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 22, 1998 17:48
25 years ago
3.8

33 km
82 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 11, 1998 08:42
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
40 km SW of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
Jan 10, 1998 19:21
25 years ago
5.5

33 km
73 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 10, 1998 04:34
25 years ago
4.2

10 km
71 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 9, 1998 04:34
25 years ago
3.7

33 km
84 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 8, 1998 07:37
25 years ago
3.7

33 km
52 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 7, 1998 19:22
25 years ago
4.3

10 km
64 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Jan 5, 1998 05:29
25 years ago
4.5

38 km
62 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 27, 1997 10:58
25 years ago
3.4

33 km
60 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 25, 1997 16:30
25 years ago
4.6

10 km
93 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Dec 25, 1997 00:44
25 years ago
3.9

10 km
69 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 19, 1997 02:32
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
95 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 18, 1997 05:39
25 years ago
3.7

33 km
66 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 15, 1997 01:37
25 years ago
3.5

33 km
99 km SW of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 13, 1997 20:41
25 years ago
4.4

47 km
68 km SW of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 13, 1997 04:16
25 years ago
3.9

33 km
80 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 7, 1997 20:00
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
71 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 6, 1997 23:33
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
63 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 6, 1997 07:44
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
96 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 5, 1997 12:53
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
60 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 3, 1997 22:34
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
59 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 2, 1997 03:42
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
67 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Dec 2, 1997 00:23
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
45 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 29, 1997 01:56
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
79 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 28, 1997 10:22
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
48 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 28, 1997 05:57
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
58 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 27, 1997 19:24
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
70 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 27, 1997 17:13
25 years ago
3.8

33 km
75 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 27, 1997 04:29
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
56 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 27, 1997 02:27
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
74 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 26, 1997 04:31
25 years ago
3.7

33 km
91 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 26, 1997 01:32
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
70 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 25, 1997 17:59
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
77 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 24, 1997 11:46
25 years ago
3.8

33 km
79 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 24, 1997 05:30
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
44 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 24, 1997 02:39
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
65 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 23, 1997 21:52
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
61 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 23, 1997 15:43
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
61 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 23, 1997 00:22
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
61 km SW of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
Nov 22, 1997 08:44
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
73 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 22, 1997 07:13
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
53 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 19:53
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
60 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 18:00
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
56 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 17:47
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
52 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 17:22
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
46 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 16:10
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
100 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 12:17
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
69 km SW of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 05:35
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
Zakynthos, 60 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 21, 1997 00:47
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
62 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 23:43
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
68 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 16:30
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
65 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 06:23
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
36 km SW of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 05:06
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
47 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 04:54
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
68 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 01:51
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
49 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 01:10
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
67 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 20, 1997 00:26
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
60 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 23:53
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
62 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 18:30
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
99 km W of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 16:04
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
61 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 15:45
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
72 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 11:55
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
53 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 09:07
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
94 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 06:10
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
67 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 06:00
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
47 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 02:48
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
55 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 01:32
25 years ago
3.8

33 km
67 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 19, 1997 00:33
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
60 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 22:59
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
44 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 22:22
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
83 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 21:02
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
79 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 20:51
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
58 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 20:06
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
47 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 19:21
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
62 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 17:43
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
50 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 17:24
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
55 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 16:51
25 years ago
4.0

33 km
59 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 16:27
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
93 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 16:20
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
56 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 16:08
25 years ago
4.1

33 km
65 km S of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 16:02
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
79 km SW of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 15:23
25 years ago
5.1

33 km
43 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 15:10
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
42 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 14:46
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
53 km W of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 14:28
25 years ago
4.2

33 km
64 km NW of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 14:25
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
42 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 14:03
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
65 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:56
25 years ago
4.4

33 km
43 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:44
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
56 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:34
25 years ago
4.3

33 km
44 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:31
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
27 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:28
25 years ago
4.5

33 km
38 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:28
25 years ago
4.6

33 km
40 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:22
25 years ago
4.9

10 km
51 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
Nov 18, 1997 13:13
25 years ago
5.4

33 km
66 km SW of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western GreeceMore
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