Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 128 km southwest of Kalamata, Messinia, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 1.07 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 128 km southwest of Kalamata, Messinia, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 1.07 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 78 km depth

30 Oct 11:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
30 Oct 11:21: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 11:07:54 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 1.07 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9894°N / 21.5277°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Methana (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (58 mi) SW of Dry (Dri) (pop: 37)
128 km (79 mi) SSW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100)
130 km (81 mi) S of Gargaliánoi (pop: 6,970)
141 km (88 mi) S of Kyparissía (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030)
145 km (90 mi) SW of Sparti (pop: 16,200)
185 km (115 mi) SSW of Tripoli (pop: 26,600)
188 km (117 mi) S of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
232 km (144 mi) WNW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 21°C (70 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.878 kmCentral Mediterranean Sea, GreeceNOA
M 3.724 km98 Km SSW of Koroni, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (17)

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Kefalos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : Sitting at the dinner table and I thought my son was kicking the table, I looked up and felt everything moving - like I was on a flat platform that was on a large ball. Enough to notice but not enough for cutlery to shake or water to slip out of the pool
Rhodos City (602.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
209.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
598.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Rhodes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The floor felt as though it was moving and the pool water had ripples
Rhodes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The floor felt as though it was moving and the pool water had ripples
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating : .
serifos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kipseli, Athina / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Athens / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s
Leros / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging : First time experience, pretty strong. Everything moved,
Rhodes / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The floor felt as though it was moving and the pool water had ripples
Kato Patisia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kreta, chersonissos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ilia Potamnianou / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Athens / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Vouliagmeni / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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