Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 55 km southwest of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 12:44 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - Ionian Sea, 55 km southwest of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 12:44 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth

14 Jan 10:52 UTC: First to report: NOA after 7 minutes.
14 Jan 13:27: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.6 to 2.0 km (from 21 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 37 km (23 mi) towards SW.
14 Jan 13:54: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 6.5 km (from 1.2 to 4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 15 km (9.5 mi) towards SW.
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Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 10:44:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 12:44 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 6.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4957°N / 21.3638°E (Ionian Sea, Peloponnese, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Methana (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Pylos (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of Gargalianoi (pop: 6,280) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSW of Filiatra (pop: 6,970) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSW of Kyparissia (Kiparissia) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Kalamata (pop: 54,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Arfara (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Kopanaki (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SW of Sparti (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SW of Tripoli (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SW of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 13.2°C (56 F), humidity: 44%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from N
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.86.5 km12 Km SE From Pilos, GreeceNOA

User reports for this quake

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 55 km southwest of Pylos, Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 12:44 pm (GMT +2)
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