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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km southwest of Argostoli, Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:46 am (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km southwest of Argostoli, Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:46 am (GMT +2) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 31 km southwest of Argostoli, Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:46 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

7 Dec 02:52 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 6 minutes.
7 Dec 02:56: Magnitude recalculated from 1.7 to 2.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 32.8 km (from 3.1 to 20 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 42 km (26 mi) towards SW.
7 Dec 02:57: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 02:46:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 4:46 am (GMT +2)
Depth32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.0411°N / 20.181°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode38.041°S / 159.819°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearby towns and cities27 km (16 mi) SW of Kaminarata (pop: 239) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Argostoli (pop: 9,820) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Samos (Kefallonia) (pop: 1,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Poros (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Katastari (pop: 1,380) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) SW of Ithaki (pop: 1,840) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
311 km (193 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SW of Kalamos Island (pop: 496) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.9°C (62 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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.
2.033 kmGreece: 29 Km SW From LixouriNOA
2.033 kmGreeceRaspberryShake


Seismic station: Castrocucco, Italy (CUC/MN network) | Distance from quake: 435 km / 270 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Castrocucco, Italy: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, 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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