Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 21:46 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Ionian Sea on Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 21:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 55 km depth

17 Jan 21:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Jan 17 21:52: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 55.0 km.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2019 09:46:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.59°N / 20.63°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Sousaki (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Kerí (Zákynthos) (pop: 469)
29 km (18 mi) SW of Katastárion (Zákynthos) (pop: 1,380)
32 km (20 mi) SW of Zakynthos (Zakinthos) (pop: 11,500)
62 km (38 mi) SW of Gastoúni (Gastouni) (pop: 8,110)
68 km (42 mi) SW of Amaliáda (Amaliada) (pop: 16,800)
72 km (45 mi) W of Pýrgos (Pirgos) (pop: 22,400)
121 km (75 mi) SW of Pátra (Patra) (pop: 168,000)
275 km (171 mi) W of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.455 kmIonian SeaGFZ
M 4.55 km IONIAN SEAEMSC
M 4.315 km22 Km WSW from ZandeNOA_HL
M 4.410 km- 22km SW of Mouzaki, GreeceUSGS
M 4.010 kmGrčkaSSS

User reports for this quake (30)

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32.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Zakinthos / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kallithea / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Greece, 23 km E of epicenter) : Strong (reported through EMSC)
Argostoli (Greece, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Short rumbling noise and vibration, about 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 22 km E of epicenter) : ΣΤΟ ΤΕΛΟΣ ΘΑ ΞΥΠΝΗΣΕΙ Ο ΜΕΓΆΛΟΣ Ο ΓΊΓΑΝΤΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΤΟΤΕ ΤΗ ΓΑΜΗΣΑΜΕ ΟΛΟΙ. (reported through EMSC)
Varda (Greece, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Μακριά από το επίκεντρο, κι όμως τον καταλάβαμε. Εδώ και πολύ καιρό οι Ζακυνθινοί χορεύουν σε Ρυθμό Richter. Καλή δύναμη φίλοι μου στο νησί σας. (reported through EMSC)
Skala (Greece, 40 km N of epicenter) : Strong violent shake left to right, whole house shook and rattled (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Τα 6,8 ρίχτερ μας ξετακάρηαν για τα καλά! (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 18 km NE of epicenter) : Felt it really good (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 17 km E of epicenter) : Rather long and strong (reported through EMSC)
Lithakia (Greece, 16 km E of epicenter) : They're getting stronger every day. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Strong sudden and quick Heard it coming before movement felt (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 16 km NE of epicenter) : Quite strong, quite scary! (reported through EMSC)
Agrinio (Greece, 125 km NE of epicenter) : Felt it at 3rd floor ! Not that strong ! Agrinio (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 46 km N of epicenter) : Little jolt. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km N of epicenter) : Rumbling sound and a good shake (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 45 km N of epicenter) : 5 seconds duration. Whole house shook. (reported through EMSC)
Argasi (Greece, 27 km E of epicenter) : Zakynthos, shook the sofa! (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 26 km NE of epicenter) : Like a bomb (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 26 km NE of epicenter) : τι θα γίνει θα σταματήσουν? Καλός ηταν (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 26 km NE of epicenter) : strange sudden big shake. no noise only for 2 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 25 km NE of epicenter) : Δυνατός . Μας έχει σκοτισει τ αρχιδια κάθε βράδυ . (reported through EMSC)
Zakynthos (Greece, 25 km NE of epicenter) : Διάρκεια περίπου 15 δεύτερολεπτα, κουνιόταν το σπίτι αρκετά (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 24 km NE of epicenter) : Ziemlich stark. Erschreckend (reported through EMSC)
Kalamaki (Greece, 23 km E of epicenter) : Όχι αδιάφορος.. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 23 km NE of epicenter) : Very strong shake but not very long (reported through EMSC)
Alikanas (Greece, 23 km NE of epicenter) : Αρκετή βοή. 7" διάρκεια. 4 και πάνω (reported through EMSC)
Laganas (Greece, 21 km E of epicenter) : Long shake and felt shallower than those over last two days. (reported through EMSC)
(Greece, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Καλος τοναΒρε θα ησυχάσεις... μας τα πρηξες (reported through EMSC)
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