Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 13 km northeast of Aghios Georgios, Greece, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 11:27 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Adriatic Sea, 13 km northeast of Aghios Georgios, Greece, on Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 11:27 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

27 Dec 10:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 33 minutes.
27 Dec 10:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.0 to 2.0 km (from 2.5 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 27 Dec 2020 09:27:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 27 Dec 2020 11:27 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.81°N / 19.8°E (Adriatic Sea, Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) WNW of Pithos (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NE of Aghios Georgios (pop: 4,960) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Ksamil (Albania) (pop: 2,990) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Sarande (Rrethi i Sarandës, Albania) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Corfu (Kerkira) (pop: 27,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Delvinë (Albania) (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) N of Aghios Matheos (pop: 1,090) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Lefkimmi (pop: 2,940) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Igoumenitsa (pop: 9,500) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) WNW of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Nisi Ereikoussa Island (pop: 496) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) W of Vrachonisida Peristerai Island (pop: 1) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Paxos Island (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 10.3°C (51 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 14 m/s (27 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.12 kmKERKIRA REGION, GREECEEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Kassiopi, Kerkira (10.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
23.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
26.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
12 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Sidari / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Wow
Ipsos, North East coast of Corfu / not felt
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