Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 32 km northwest of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 00:42 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 32 km northwest of Amaliada, Ilia Prefecture, West Greece, on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 00:42 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 23 km depth

8 Jul 00:44 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.
8 Jul 00:47: Now using data updates from NOA
8 Jul 00:58: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 23.1 km (from 6.2 to 14.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (8.2 mi) towards S.
Date & time: Jul 8, 2021 00:42:00 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 23.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9335°N / 21.0237°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 37.934°S / 158.976°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) W of Kyllini (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NW of Arkoudi (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNE of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Katastari (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Varda (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of Pyrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SW of Missolonghi (Μεσολόγγι) (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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2.923 kmGreece: 11 Km W From KilliniNOA

User reports for this quake (6)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Zakynthos, Ionian Islands (21.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
near Zakynthos, Ionian Islands (24.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Zakynthos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : The quake woke me up, felt medium strong  
Zakynthos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Zakynthos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Tsilivi, Zakynthos (19 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : Bed moved/jumped  
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