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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 5.4 km west of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:42 pm (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 5.4 km west of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:42 pm (GMT +2) Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 5.4 km west of Patras, Achaea, Western Greece, on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:42 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

6 Dec 20:48 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
6 Dec 20:49: Now using data updates from NOA
6 Dec 20:55: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 20.4 km (from 3.1 to 12.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.8 km (2.3 mi) towards SE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 6, 2022 20:42:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Dec 6, 2022 at 10:42 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.2
Depth20.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.242°N / 21.6728°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.242°S / 158.327°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSousaki (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) W of Patras (pop: 168,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) N of Agios Vasileios (pop: 2,570) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) NE of Kato Achaḯa (Dimi) (pop: 5,750) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
16 km (10 mi) SE of Galatas (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) N of Kato Mazaraki (pop: 1,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SW of Nafpaktos (pop: 13,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) SE of Missolonghi (Μεσολόγγι) (pop: 12,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
182 km (113 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Kalamos Island (pop: 496) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 108 joules (35 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.220 kmGreece: 5 Km W From PatraiNOA
2.220 kmGreeceRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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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