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Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +2) Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 12 km depth

6 Dec 18:28 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 5 minutes.
6 Dec 18:32: Magnitude recalculated from 1.7 to 1.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.7 km (from 6.2 to 7.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.2 km (2.6 mi) towards NE.
6 Dec 18:33: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 18:22:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +2)
Depth11.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.215°N / 24.2661°E (Greece)
Antipode38.215°S / 155.734°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoMethana (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NE of Kouvelles (pop: 44) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Nea Makri (pop: 15,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Agia Paraskevi (pop: 59,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Marousi (pop: 72,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (29 mi) ENE of Chalandri (pop: 74,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Acharnes (pop: 99,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) ENE of Kallithea (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 14.2°C (57 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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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.
1.812 kmGreece: 6 Km NE From Nea StyraNOA
1.812 kmGreece: Aegean SeaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.8, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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