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Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 97 km southwest of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 6:00 am (GMT +2) -

Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 97 km southwest of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 6:00 am (GMT +2) Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Ionian Sea, 97 km southwest of Pyrgos, Ilia Prefecture, Western Greece, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 6:00 am (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 18 km depth

7 Dec 04:04 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
7 Dec 04:08: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.4 km (from 6.2 to 11.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 50 km (31 mi) towards WSW.
7 Dec 04:12: Now using data updates from NOA

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 04:00:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 6:00 am (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth18.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.1219°N / 20.593°E (Ionian Sea, Greece)
Antipode37.122°S / 159.407°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoSousaki (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities63 km (39 mi) SSW of Keri (pop: 469) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Zakynthos (pop: 11,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) W of Philiatra (pop: 6,970) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) W of Gargalianoi (pop: 6,280) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Pyrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) SW of Gastouni (pop: 8,110) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) SW of Amaliada (pop: 16,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
293 km (182 mi) WSW of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 16.9°C (62 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 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
2.318 kmGreece: 40 Km WSW From StrofadesNOA
2.318 kmSouthern GreeceRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, 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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