Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 3.8 km south of Skiáthos, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece, on Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 10:07 am (GMT +2) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 3.8 km south of Skiáthos, Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece, on Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 10:07 am (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 14 km depth

18 Oct 08:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
18 Oct 08:13: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.4. Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards S.
18 Oct 10:36: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: Oct 18, 2020 08:07:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 10:07 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.1283°N / 23.4828°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 39.128°S / 156.517°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) S of Skiathos (pop: 5,190) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Skopelos (pop: 2,890) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ESE of Argalasti (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Patitiri (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NE of Istiaia (pop: 4,340) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Mantoudi (Euboea) (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Limni (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Volos (pop: 86,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Nea Ionia (Magnesia) (pop: 32,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) N of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNW of Eubee Island (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSW of Nisida Ammouliani Island (pop: 547) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) N of Nisi Agkistri Island (pop: 1,140) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 18.9°C (66 F), humidity: 51%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SE
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.314 km- 4 km NW of Skiáthos, GreeceNOA
4.414 km2.0 AlbaniaEMSC
4.35.5 km49 Km ESE of Volos, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
4.410 km4 Km NW of Skiáthos, GreeceUSGS
4.414 kmSkiathos / Griechenland, GreeceZAMG
4.410 km47 Km ESE of Agria, GreeceGFZ

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Moschato, Nomarchía Athínas, Attica (131.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Acharnes, Nomarchía Anatolikís Attikís, Attica (118 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Pyli, Dodecanese, South Aegean (413.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Athens (129.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Acharnes, Nomarchía Anatolikís Attikís, Attica (118 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Argalasti, Magnesia, Thessaly (22.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Short strong bump  
Moschato, Nomarchía Athínas, Attica (131.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump
Argalasti / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : A short, noticable, 2-3 seconds shake. Like someone grabs you and gives you a good shake to wake you up.  
PALTSI / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
We felt it in Agria, close to Volos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We felt the tremor in Agria, close to Volos just after 11am  
Argalasti / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Skiathos / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Volos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Potistika / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Chalkida / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Felt bumpy, heard the doors crack and furniture crack  
Skiathos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Skiathos island  
Piraeus (Greece, 133 km S of epicenter) : Little short (reported through EMSC)  
Kallithéa (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Shake duration 2 sec Kallithea (south suburb of Athens) (reported through EMSC)  
Kallithéa (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Ελαφρά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)  
Municipal Unit of Cholargos (Greece, 129 km S of epicenter) : Barely perceptible, wasn't even sure it was an earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Khalándrion (Greece, 126 km S of epicenter) : very slightly felt (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 123 km S of epicenter) : Πολύ λιγο (reported through EMSC)  
Petroúpolis (Greece, 122 km S of epicenter) : Πετρούπολη (reported through EMSC)  
Metamórfosi (Greece, 121 km S of epicenter) : Ηράκλειο (reported through EMSC)  
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : 3 seconds light shake (reported through EMSC)  
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : 7 to 8 seconds. 7th floor feltstrong (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 5 km NW of epicenter) : Une premiere secousse dans la nuit du 17 au 18 octobre ,qui m’a reveillée.La maison a tremblé un tres cout instant. le chien n’a pas bougé. Une seconde secouse plus legere dans la matinee de dimanche. (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 5 km NW of epicenter) : pas de dégats (reported through EMSC)  
Skiáthos (Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : Από το πρωι μεχει πιασει ναυτία. Είμαι στον τρίτο (reported through EMSC)  
Skiáthos (Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : Would they be more (reported through EMSC)  
Álimos (Greece, 137 km S of epicenter) : Barely felt it in alimos Athens (reported through EMSC)  
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