Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Pátra, Patra, Achaia, Greece, on Saturday, 22 August 2020 at 04:31 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Pátra, Patra, Achaia, Greece, on Saturday, 22 August 2020 at 04:31 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Aug 04:34 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Aug 22 04:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.2.
Date & time: 22 Aug 2020 04:31:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.15°N / 21.99°E (Achaea, West Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSE of Krini (pop: 293) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) SW of Aigio (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Kalavryta (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Patras (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Nafpaktos (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Kato Achaḯa (Dimi) (pop: 5,750) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Agrinio (pop: 46,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) W of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.210 km25 km ESE of Pátra, GreeceGFZ
4.523 kmGreeceEMSC
4.224 km(Greece)NOA
4.510 km12 km NW of Kalávryta, GreeceUSGS
4.223 kmKalavrita / Griechenland (Greece)ZAMG

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148.4 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Peloponnes Kyllini / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Peloponnes Kyllini / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Aigio / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kalamata (Greece, 115 km S of epicenter) : Καλημέρα!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 80 km NW of epicenter) : Weakly felt in Agrinio, it woke me up. (reported through EMSC)  
Pýrgos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : I waked up by shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Varvásaina (Greece, 62 km SW of epicenter) : Υψηλή συχνοτητα (reported through EMSC)  
Evinochori (Greece, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Felt the tremble for a good 3-5 seconds whilst lying in bed. Door rattled a bit. (reported through EMSC)  
Alissos (Greece, 38 km W of epicenter) : Lasted long, things rattled (reported through EMSC)  
Rozená (Greece, 35 km E of epicenter) : Ροζενά Κορινθίας. Αρκετά καλό κούνημα (reported through EMSC)  
Pátra (Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Ελάχιστη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
Savália (Greece, 68 km SW of epicenter) : Bed shook ,short duration. (reported through EMSC)  
Pýrgos (Greece, 66 km SW of epicenter) : Light feeling (reported through EMSC)  
Amaliáda (Greece, 65 km SW of epicenter) : Με ξύπνησε το κούνημα του κρεβατιού. Μικρής διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)  
Krionérion (Greece, 57 km E of epicenter) : Αρκετό κούνημα και διάρκεια!!! (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 55 km E of epicenter) : Felt on 5th floor. (reported through EMSC)  
Néa Manoláda (Greece, 54 km W of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα Ν. Βουπρασιο Αχαιας (reported through EMSC)  
Evinochori (Greece, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Felt the earthquake whilst lying in bed. It lasted a good 5 seconds and the door rattled quite a bit. (reported through EMSC)  
Río (Greece, 31 km NW of epicenter) : Ένα στιγμιαίο τράνταγμα που με ξύπνησε. (reported through EMSC)  
Sylivainiótika (Greece, 31 km E of epicenter) : Ξύπνησα από το κούνημα του κρεβατιού !! Αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Γαμήθηκε πρωί πρωί (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Είχε ήπιο κούνημα για κάποια δευτερόλεπτα. Με ξύπνησε ενώ κοιμόμουν. (reported through EMSC)  
Pátra (Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Παρατεταμενη διαρκεια, πολυ ηπιο κουνημα (Πατρα) (reported through EMSC)  
Pátra (Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Απλά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
Pátra (Greece, 30 km NW of epicenter) : Felt clearly. Moving 10-15 seconds.No damages.Patra, 6th floor. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 30 km W of epicenter) : Hanno tremato le foglie delle piante che ho in tettazxo, ha sussultare la sedia dove ero seduta, ma è stato breve (reported through EMSC)  
Akráta (Greece, 29 km E of epicenter) : Duree de quelques secondes a Platanos (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 28 km NW of epicenter) : Έτσι για καλημέρα! (reported through EMSC)  
Lóngos (Greece, 25 km N of epicenter) : Είμαι στο Αίγιο το ένιωσα ήταν λίγα δευτερόλεπτα και δεν κράτησε πολυ (reported through EMSC)  
Témeni (Greece, 22 km NE of epicenter) : Είχε έντονο βουητό (reported through EMSC)  
Témeni (Greece, 22 km NE of epicenter) : Έντονο κούνημα μικρής διάρκειας (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 21 km N of epicenter) : Κοιμόμουν κ ενιωσα να κινείται το κρεβάτι (reported through EMSC)  
Kalávryta (Greece, 11 km SE of epicenter) : Noticeable shaking (reported through EMSC)  
Kalávryta (Greece, 11 km SE of epicenter) : Εντονος, με γρήγορη κινηση για 5 - 7 δευτερόλεπτα (reported through EMSC)  
Kalávryta (Greece, 11 km SE of epicenter) : Μικρής διάρκειας αλλά αρκετά βίαιος (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 5 km SW of epicenter) : Καλο κουνημα κ στο σπιτι στο χωριο με τα κεραμιδια κλπ super ξυπνητήρι! (reported through EMSC)  
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