Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, USA, 15 mi west of Pýrgos, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Monday, 12 Apr 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, USA, 15 mi west of Pýrgos, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Monday, 12 Apr 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Apr 03:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
12 Apr 03:52: Now using data updates from NOA
Update Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 03:54
Small tremor of magnitude 3.0 just reported 15 miles west of Pýrgos, California, United States
3.0 quake 12 Apr 6:47 am (GMT +3)
3.0 quake 12 Apr 6:47 am (GMT +3)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 occurred early morning on Monday 12 April 2021 at 6:47 am local time near Pýrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, Greece, as reported by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 2.2. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 2.2.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kardamas (pop. 1,100) located 13 miles from the epicenter, Pýrgos (pop. 22,400) 15 miles away, Amaliada (pop. 16,800) 15 miles away, Gastouni (pop. 8,100) 15 miles away, and Vartholomio (pop. 3,100) 16 miles away. In Epitalio (pop. 2,000, 18 miles away), Zakynthos (pop. 11,500, 18 miles away), Andravida (pop. 3,600, 19 miles away), and Lechaina (pop. 3,700, 21 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Apr 2021 03:47:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 12 Apr 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6346°N / 21.1749°E (Ionian Sea, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Pýrgos (Pirgos, West Greece, Greece) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SW of Amaliada (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Arkoudi (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Gastouni (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Zakynthos (Ionian Islands, Greece) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Kyllini (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Karatoula (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Makrisia (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Zacharo (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 5,890) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Patras (West Greece, Greece) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
3.010 km24 Km SW From Amalias, GreeceNOA
2.18.7 km3km WNW of Pacifica, CA, USAUSGS

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