Magnitude 6.9 - SOUTHERN GREECE

2008 February 14 10:09:23 UTC

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Earthquake Details

Location36.646°N, 21.833°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program
Distances50 km (30 miles) SSW of Kalamata, Greece
175 km (110 miles) S of Patras, Greece
225 km (140 miles) SW of ATHENS, Greece
235 km (145 miles) WNW of Chania, Crete, Greece
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.5 km (3.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=212, Nph=212, Dmin=527.4 km, Rmss=1.14 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Event IDus2008nkan
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 55 km (35 miles) SSW of Kalamata, Greece and 230 km (145 miles) SW of ATHENS, Greece at 3:09 AM MST, Feb 14, 2008 (12:09 PM local time in Greece). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

  • Felt Reports

    Felt (IV) at Amarousion, Iraklion, Kalamata, Palaion Faliron, Patrai and Piraeus; (III) at Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Chania, Kallithea, Khalandrion and Krionerion; (II) at Kifisia, Nea Ionia, Paiania and Zografos. Also felt at Agios Dimitrios, Aigaleo, Aigion, Akharnai, Ayios Ioannis, Ayios Stefanos, Corinth, Ekali, Epidavros, Galatsion, Gazion, Glifadha, Itea, Kalivai, Kapandrition, Kato Achaia, Kerkyra, Kissamos, Koroni, Kounoupidhiana, Lefkimmi, Markopoulon, Megara, Melissia, Metamorfosis, Methoni, Moskhaton, Nea Liosia, Nea Makri, Nea Smirni, Panteleimon, Peristerion, Pirgos, Psikhikon, Rafina, Skaramangas, Spata, Tripolis, Viron, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Zakynthos. Felt (III) at Cairo, Egypt. Also felt at Alexandria. Felt at Brindisi, Catania and Reggio di Calabria, Italy and in the Valletta area, Malta.

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