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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Arcadia, 28 km northeast of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at 05:14 GMT

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Arcadia, 28 km northeast of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at 05:14 GMT Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Arcadia, 28 km northeast of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Sunday, January 6, 2008 at 05:14 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 75 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 6, 2008 05:14:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.2
Depth75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.216°N / 22.693°E (Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece)
Antipode37.216°S / 157.307°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoPoros (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) WNW of Leonidio (Peloponnes) (pop: 3,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) S of Astros (pop: 2,220) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NE of Sparta (Sparti) (pop: 16,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Napoli di Romania (Nafplio, Péloponnèse) (pop: 14,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) SE of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of Argos (pop: 22,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Corinto (pop: 30,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) SW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
142 km (88 mi) SE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.275 kmsouthern GreeceUSGS
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Ankara, Turkey (ANTO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 926 km / 575 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ankara, Turkey: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.02-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (61 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 4, 2008 00:33
15 years ago
3.1

4 km
30 km SW of Molaoi, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jul 3, 2008 23:45
15 years ago
3.3

21 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jul 3, 2008 23:31
15 years ago
2.7

18 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jul 3, 2008 04:07
15 years ago
3.4

9 km
Arcadia, 23 km N of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 30, 2008 21:00
15 years ago
3.4

1.7 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 27, 2008 00:01
15 years ago
3.3

13 km
29 km SW of Molaoi, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 26, 2008 03:56
15 years ago
2.8

27 km
20 km S of Skala, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 26, 2008 03:11
15 years ago
3.3

17 km
25 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 23, 2008 02:41
15 years ago
3.0

23 km
Nisida Bourtzi, 0.6 km SE of Hera, Nomos Argolidos, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 21, 2008 01:09
15 years ago
3.1

4 km
10.5 km E of Pigadi, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 18, 2008 01:58
15 years ago
5.1

83 km
Nisida Bourtzi, 0.6 km E of Neo Iraio, Nomos Argolidos, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 15, 2008 20:56
15 years ago
3.1

19 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 8, 2008 07:39
15 years ago
3.4

17 km
9.6 km NW of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 6, 2008 08:41
15 years ago
3.8

71 km
5.5 km N of Megalopolis, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jun 2, 2008 21:18
15 years ago
2.8

8 km
20 km S of Tripoli, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 31, 2008 19:51
15 years ago
3.4

19 km
20 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 29, 2008 22:08
15 years ago
2.7

23 km
18 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 29, 2008 13:12
15 years ago
2.8

11 km
12 km S of Megalopolis, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 28, 2008 16:38
15 years ago
2.7

11 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 27, 2008 23:22
15 years ago
3.3

13 km
28 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 27, 2008 22:22
15 years ago
3.2

20 km
25 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 26, 2008 06:55
15 years ago
3.1

3 km
Nisida Bourmpoulo, 10.5 km E of Tyros, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 25, 2008 18:59
15 years ago
3.0

25 km
Nisida Bourmpoulo, 9.3 km SW of Porto Heli, Nomos Argolidos, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 23, 2008 21:28
15 years ago
3.1

19 km
18 km S of Stoupa, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 20, 2008 02:01
15 years ago
2.5

6 km
southern GreeceMore
May 16, 2008 22:55
15 years ago
2.7

11 km
4 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 13, 2008 16:47
15 years ago
2.8

5 km
5.7 km S of Megalopolis, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 11, 2008 04:46
15 years ago
2.7

9 km
16 km NW of Megalopolis, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
May 1, 2008 11:20
15 years ago
3.5

13 km
Nisida Meropi, 21 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 30, 2008 16:12
15 years ago
3.0

11 km
29 km NE of Sykia, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 30, 2008 13:37
15 years ago
3.6

18 km
Nisida Meropi, 20 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 30, 2008 10:03
15 years ago
3.1

14 km
7.1 km S of Vytina, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 29, 2008 07:10
15 years ago
2.8

28 km
Nisida Bourtzi, 15 km W of Argos, Nomos Argolidos, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 22, 2008 17:28
15 years ago
3.0

16 km
Nisida Meropi, 21 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 22, 2008 15:28
15 years ago
3.5

15 km
Nisida Meropi, 23 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 22, 2008 15:00
15 years ago
3.4

19 km
Nisida Meropi, 21 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 21, 2008 18:21
15 years ago
3.2

5 km
Nisida Meropi, 18 km S of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Apr 16, 2008 21:00
15 years ago
2.9

11 km
26 km S of Nisida Spetsopoula Island, Attica, GreeceMore
Apr 5, 2008 17:49
15 years ago
2.5

59 km
southern GreeceMore
Apr 1, 2008 03:13
15 years ago
3.4

5 km
19 km S of Stoupa, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 27, 2008 14:51
15 years ago
3.0

10 km
2 km NW of Mapsos, Corinthia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 24, 2008 16:10
15 years ago
3.6

19 km
Nisida Agios Fokas, 2.5 km S of Angelona, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 19, 2008 13:06
15 years ago
3.3

54 km
Arcadia, 15 km NE of Geraki, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 19, 2008 00:36
15 years ago
2.6

16 km
southern GreeceMore
Mar 17, 2008 00:03
15 years ago
3.4

35 km
Corinthia, 18 km N of Argos, Nomos Argolidos, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 15, 2008 03:08
15 years ago
3.6

5 km
3.8 km W of Pyrgos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 14, 2008 11:29
15 years ago
3.1

13 km
2.4 km SW of Vytina, Arcadia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Mar 10, 2008 15:26
15 years ago
2.7

89 km
Nisida Petrothalassas, Peloponnese, 85 km SW of Athens, GreeceMore
Mar 3, 2008 23:21
15 years ago
3.1

31 km
2.4 km NE of Archaies Kleones, Corinthia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 27, 2008 05:56
15 years ago
2.5

72 km
southern GreeceMore
Feb 26, 2008 05:26
15 years ago
3.0

4 km
26 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 26, 2008 03:27
15 years ago
3.4

12 km
23 km SW of Asopos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 25, 2008 00:26
15 years ago
3.4

7 km
15 km E of Pyrgos, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 24, 2008 13:04
15 years ago
3.4

16 km
13 km E of Geraki, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Feb 9, 2008 18:19
15 years ago
3.3

14 km
10.1 km N of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 11, 2008 17:59
15 years ago
2.9

71 km
Arcadia, 35 km E of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 11, 2008 12:56
15 years ago
3.9

10 km
Arcadia, 35 km E of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 8, 2008 23:23
15 years ago
3.4

80 km
Arcadia, 31 km E of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 7, 2008 23:44
15 years ago
2.8

41 km
Arcadia, 36 km E of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
Jan 6, 2008 07:49
15 years ago
3.4

26 km
Nisida Agios Ioannis, 18 km SE of Porto Heli, GreeceMore
Jan 6, 2008 06:01
15 years ago
2.8

41 km
Arcadia, 37 km E of Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, GreeceMore
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