Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 22 km north of Zakynthos, Nomos Zakýnthou, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 02:32 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 22 km north of Zakynthos, Nomos Zakýnthou, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 02:32 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 18 km depth

15 Jul 02:36 UTC: First to report: NOA after 3 minutes.
15 Jul 02:38: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.5. Epicenter location corrected by 2 km (1.2 mi) towards NNW.
15 Jul 03:06: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 17.7 km (from 3.1 to 11 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.7 km (3.5 mi) towards SSW.
Date & time: Jul 15, 2021 02:32:39 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 17.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9756°N / 20.8635°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 37.976°S / 159.137°W
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SSE of Skala (pop: 448) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Katastari (pop: 1,380) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) N of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Kyllini (pop: 1,080) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Arkoudi (pop: 1,310) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) W of Varda (pop: 3,310) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.518 kmGreece: 21 Km ENE From VolimesNOA
2.42 kmGREECEEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Vassilikos Zakynthos / not felt
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