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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Friday, 17 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Ionian Sea (Greece) on Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 17 17:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: vendredi, 17 janvier 2020 17:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.65°N / 20.89°E (Grèce)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (198 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by other agencies

HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Fri, 17 Jan 17:47 UTCM 4.4 / 10 kmIonian Sea (Greece)EMSC
Fri, 17 Jan 17:47 UTCM 4.5 / 25 km (Greece)NOA
Fri, 17 Jan 17:47 UTCM 4.3 / 20.6 km4km S of Lithakia, GreeceUSGS

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96.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Roma via ardeatina (854 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
130.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lixouri Kefalonia / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
(Greece, 116 km NW of epicenter): Woke up from the noise in the house and the shaking in bed (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 278 km E of epicenter): Οκ (reported through EMSC)
Pyrgos (Greece, 33 km NE of epicenter): My windows were like liquid.. (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 425 km NW of epicenter): Rr. Dom Bosko, (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 424 km NW of epicenter): U ndje pak edhe ne Tirane (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 424 km NW of epicenter): Po e ndjeva (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 424 km NW of epicenter): I really felt (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 423 km NW of epicenter): Albania does these things :)) (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 362 km SE of epicenter): Ευτυχώς έχω το τρομπόνι μου . (reported through EMSC)
Mollas (Albania, 313 km NW of epicenter): Po këta të Tiranës nga e ndjenë aman (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 21 km N of epicenter): Stong scary shaking, but not so long. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter): Μεγάλη βοή και αισθητή δόνηση (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 15 km NW of epicenter): Rolled for a long time (reported through EMSC)
Pantokratoras (Greece, 15 km NW of epicenter): Rolled for a long time (reported through EMSC)
Kichevo (Republic of North Macedonia, 434 km N of epicenter): It was normal (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 419 km NW of epicenter): Ere malaka ta ha skopidhjen (reported through EMSC)
Kalamata (Greece, 128 km SE of epicenter): Πολύ ελαφριά αίσθηση (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 86 km NW of epicenter): Καλουτσικος (reported through EMSC)
Lakithra (Greece, 62 km NW of epicenter): Approx 4 seconds of vibration. I was in bed reading and the bed shook and windows rattled. My husband and dogs were downstairs and didn't feel of hear anything (the dogs usually react when they feel a quake) (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 60 km NW of epicenter): Slight movement x (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 50 km E of epicenter): Έντονος με διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 20 km NW of epicenter): Καλώς τα μας! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 18 km NW of epicenter): Δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 18 km NW of epicenter): Αρκετά δευτερόλεπτα με βουητό (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km N of epicenter): 10-15 sec but normal (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km NW of epicenter): Αρκετά αισθητός με βουή και κουνημα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NW of epicenter): Very prelonged rocking. No noise, no initial jolt. (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 16 km N of epicenter): Σαν τα χιονιααααα (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NW of epicenter): Τον αισθάνθηκα πολύ (reported through EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

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