Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 10:35 am (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 36 km southeast of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 10:35 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 9 km depth

4 Mar 08:39 UTC: First to report: NOA after 3 minutes.
4 Mar 08:42: Magnitude recalculated from 1.8 to 1.9.
4 Mar 12:45: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 8.8 km (from 3.1 to 5.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.4 km (4 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 4 Mar 2021 08:35:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 10:35 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 8.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9971°N / 21.9937°E (Achaea, Western Greece, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SE of Lompokas (West Greece) (pop: 20) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Kalavryta (West Greece) (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Aigio (West Greece) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WSW of Akrata (Achaea, West Greece) (pop: 1,390) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Vrachnaiika (West Greece) (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Patras (West Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Kato Achaḯa (Dimi, West Greece) (pop: 5,750) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Nafpaktos (West Greece) (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Pýrgos (Pirgos, West Greece) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) W of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.1°C (52 F), humidity: 32%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.08.8 km16 Km W From Kalavryta, GreeceNOA

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it be the first to report it!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.