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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*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from 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

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

 

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