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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHERN GREECE on Friday, 29 August 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake: SOUTHERN GREECE, 29 Aug 2014 03:45, which had occurred 4 minutes earlier.
Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - SOUTHERN GREECE on Friday, 29 August 2014
29 Aug 03:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Aug 29 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 60.0 to 78.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 29 August 2014 03:48 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.69°N / 23.71°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SE of Gérakas (pop: 100)
60 km (37 mi) E of Géfyra (pop: 1,300)
61 km (38 mi) E of Ayía Paraskeví (pop: 100)
140 km (87 mi) S of Piraeus (pop: 163,700)
143 km (89 mi) S of Athens (pop: 664,000)
147 km (92 mi) S of Peristéri (pop: 140,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 29 Aug 03:48 UTCM 4.8 / 78 kmSOUTHERN GREECEEMSC
Fri, 29 Aug 03:48 UTCM 4.7 / 90.3 km61 Km ENE From Neapoli VoionNOA_HL
Fri, 29 Aug 03:48 UTCM 4.6 / 21.4 kmYUNANISTANBogazici Uni.

User reports for this quake (36)

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Kalamata / Light shaking (MMI IV) : WE woke up from shaking, it wasnt a long time, maybe sekonds,... We dont know, because we felt directly in sleep after shaking !
Paiania Athens / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Aegina (121.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up - bed shaking N to S, only felt one tremor. Dogs not affected. No creaking etc. in bungalow (brick and cement structure).
amoudara / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santorini / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Myrthanos Plakias / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Myrthanos Plakis / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Myrthanos Plakisa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Vamos, Apokoronos / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woken by bed swaying and walls creaking for 15-20 seconds. Got up and our dog was wandering about the house looking startled and confused. Half an hour before the event I had heard one of our cats making distress noises in the courtyard.
Analipsi, Kreta / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chania / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Light to moderate shaking in Chania.
Malia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Herssonisos (214.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Chania (133.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pilot Beach Resort / Light shaking (MMI IV)
skalani iraklio / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Hotel creta Star / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
platanias (131.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : bed was shaking for 10-15 sec.
Rethymnon,Ilios Beach (162.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hersonnosis / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chania (133.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : So schnell sind wir im Urlaub noch nicht aus dem Bett gewesen. Ist schon Unheimlich.
Chania / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Kissamos (132.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arkadiko Chorio / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Arkadiko Chorio / Weak shaking (MMI III)
chania / Light shaking (MMI IV)
alexandria / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Aspra Nera RODOPOS / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Amoudara (194.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : im Urlaub - meine Güte, ich bin vollkommen erschrocken.
Sparti (Greece, 125 km W of epicenter) : ΟΠΟΙΟΣ ΕΙΧΕ ΑΡΓΗΣΕΙ ΝΑ ΠΑΕΙ ΣΤΗ ΔΟΥΛΕΙΑ... ΜΑΛΛΟΝ ΣΗΚΩΘΗΚΕ ΣΦΕΝΤΟΝΑ! (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 196 km SE of epicenter) : Δύσκολα παίρνει κάποιος την απόφαση να τρέξει έξω στο δρόμο, μιλώντας γι'άνθρωπο που ξέρει από σεισμούς.. Έντονη αναστάτωση αισθάνεσαι, περιμένεις να "περάσει" ή ν΄αρχίσουν να πέφτουν πράγματα πάνω σου.. (reported through EMSC)
Metamorfosi (Greece, 149 km N of epicenter) : Darn, always the worst times are happening.Begun strong moved me from all directions,,intense and fast,felt like it won't stop since I realise it but was easy to move around (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 140 km N of epicenter) : Was woken up from the previous (5.8) earthquake. Anyone who was standing did not feel the earthquake. (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 140 km N of epicenter) : I felt it but not as much as the first one.they didn't have the same intensity. (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 140 km N of epicenter) : Was woken up from the previous (5.8) earthquake. Anyone who was standing did not feel it. It lasted 2 seconds max. (reported through EMSC)
Heraklion (Greece, 200 km SE of epicenter) : Τον ενιωσα καθως με ξυπνησε ο προηγουμενος και δυνατοτερος σεισμος. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - SOUTHERN GREECE on Friday, 29 August 2014

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