Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Argostoli, Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 6:48 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Argostoli, Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, Greece, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 6:48 pm (GMT +2)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.5 at 20 km depth

26 Feb 16:59 UTC: Premier à signaler: NOA après 10 minutes.
26 Feb 17:41: Magnitude recalculée de 2.3 à 2.5. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 19.8 km (de 6.2 à 12.3 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 5.9 km (3.6 mi) au WNW.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 16:48:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 26 févr. 2021 18:48 (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.5
Profondeur: 19.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.2301°N / 20.5074°E (Kefallonia Regional Unit, Ionian Islands, Grèce)
Volcan le plus près: Sousaki (223 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km NO de Dilinata (pop: 719) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
6 km NNE de Argostoli (pop: 9,820) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km O de Samos (Kefallonia) (pop: 1,350) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km SO de Ithaki (pop: 1,840) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km ONO de Poros (pop: 1,060) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km NNO de Katastari (pop: 1,380) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
61 km NO de Zákynthos (pop: 11,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km ONO de Amaliada (West Greece) (pop: 16,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
163 km SSE de Corfou (Kerkira) (pop: 27,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
283 km O de Athènes (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17°C (63 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.520 km6 Km NNE From Argostolion, GreeceNOA
2.513 kmGREECEEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Argostoli / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
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