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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4 km NW of Skiáthos, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 4 km NW of Skiáthos, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020
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: Sunday, 18 October 2020 08:07 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.1283°N / 23.4828°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) S of Skiáthos (pop: 5,200)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Glóssa (pop: 1000)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Ágios Geórgios Promyríou (pop: 100)
129 km (80 mi) N of Athens (pop: 664,000)
175 km (109 mi) SE of Thessaloníki (pop: 354,300)
181 km (112 mi) NE of Pátra (pop: 168,000)
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
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Oct 08:07 UTCM 4.3 / 14 km- 4 km NW of Skiáthos, GreeceNOA
Sun, 18 Oct 08:07 UTCM 4.4 / 14 km2.0 AlbaniaEMSC
Sun, 18 Oct 08:07 UTCM 4.3 / 5.5 km49 Km ESE of Volos, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
Sun, 18 Oct 08:07 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km4 Km NW of Skiáthos, GreeceUSGS
18 Oct 2020 11:07 (18 Oct 08:07:00 UTC)M 4.4 / 14 kmSkiathos / Griechenland, GreeceZAMG
18 Oct 11:07 am (GMT +3) (18 Oct 08:07:17 UTC)M 4.4 / 10 km47 Km ESE of Agria, GreeceGFZ

User reports for this quake (56)

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131.9 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
118 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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
118 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
22.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Short strong bump
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)
Palaió Fáliro (Greece, 135 km S of epicenter) : Palaio Faliro, Attica, 6thfloor (reported through EMSC)
Palaió Fáliro (Greece, 135 km S of epicenter) : Κουνηθκαμε ελαχιστα. 5ος οροφος. (reported through EMSC)
Piraeus (Greece, 133 km S of epicenter) : Ναι, αισθητός στον Πειραιά, στον δεύτερο όροφο. Για 4-5 δευτερόλεπτα. (reported through EMSC)
Kallithéa (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Είχε διάρκεια αλλα όχι δύναμη (reported through EMSC)
Kallithéa (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Καλλιθέα 3ος όροφος αισθητός κούνημα (reported through EMSC)
Kallithéa (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Αισθητός με κούνημα στην Αθήνα (reported through EMSC)
Drapetsóna (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Ελαφρά αισθητός με διάρκεια στον Πειραια (reported through EMSC)
Drapetsóna (Greece, 132 km S of epicenter) : Δραπετσώνα αισθητός.... Ίσα ίσα κούνησε.... 3 δευτερόλεπτα περίπου... (reported through EMSC)
Agios Ioannis Rentis (Greece, 130 km S of epicenter) : Ηταν ισα ισα αισθητος. Δεν κουνηθηκε σχεδον τιποτα (reported through EMSC)
Keratsíni (Greece, 130 km S of epicenter) : Νίκαια 3ος όροφος αρκετά αισθητός. (reported through EMSC)
Níkaia (Greece, 130 km S of epicenter) : Ελαφρά αισθητός στον 7 όροφο (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 129 km S of epicenter) : Μικρός αλλά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Cholargós (Greece, 129 km S of epicenter) : Απλά αισθητός 3ος όροφος Παπάγου Αθήνα (reported through EMSC)
Galátsi (Greece, 126 km S of epicenter) : Μικρός στο γαλατσι (reported through EMSC)
Metamórfosi (Greece, 121 km S of epicenter) : Ηράκλειο Αττικής (reported through EMSC)
Metamórfosi (Greece, 121 km S of epicenter) : Νέο Ηράκλειο Αττικης (reported through EMSC)
Metamórfosi (Greece, 121 km S of epicenter) : Μικρής διαρκείας και έντασης στη Λυκόβρυση (reported through EMSC)
Metamórfosi (Greece, 121 km S of epicenter) : Μικρής έντασης (reported through EMSC)
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Κοιμόμουν και με ξύπνησε. Είχε αρκετή διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Μικρος αλλά. Αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : 3 seconds light shake (reported through EMSC)
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Volos (Greece, 53 km NW of epicenter) : 5 δευτερόλεπτα διάρκεια. Μικρή ανησυχία για την συχνότητα. (reported through EMSC)
Agía Ánna (Greece, 31 km S of epicenter) : Αισθητός στις Κεχριές (reported through EMSC)
Skiáthos (Greece, 4 km N of epicenter) : 2-4 sec horizontal shake (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4 km NW of Skiáthos, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    774km / 481mi
    | Romania
  • 09 Jul 1956 03:11
    | 7.7 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    350km / 217mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 17 Aug 1999 00:01
    | 7.6 |
    17km / 10.6mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    573km / 356mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 01 Feb 1944 03:22
    | 7.6 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    829km / 515mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 04 Mar 1977 19:21
    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    786km / 489mi
    | Romania
  • 26 Nov 1943 22:20
    | 7.5 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    881km / 547mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 22 Jul 1967 16:57
    | 7.4 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    649km / 403mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    42km / 26mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 25 Apr 1957 02:25
    | 7.3 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    549km / 341mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece (Turkey)
  • 18 Mar 1953 19:06
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    68 years ago
    |
    375km / 233mi
    | Western Turkey
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