Earthquake overview : The earthquake hit at 19:25 local time. The epicenter was very close (27 km) to Patras. As the hypocenter was very shallow there is possibility of some damage close to the epicenter area.
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UPDATE: The epicenter of the earthquake was very close to Lepanto, only 2 km NW from the location.
UPDATE: It is a good sign that we don't have any information about serious damage or injuries at this point. This new lower magnitude given by the Institute of Geodynamics may change the outcome of this earthquake.
UPDATE: The earthquake was very well felt in Nafpaktos and Aigion. The Institute of Geodynamics from Greece gives a magnitude of 4.6 and a depth at 17 km.
The earthquake hit at 19:25 local time. The epicenter was very close (27 km) to Patras. As the hypocenter was very shallow there is possibility of some damage close to the epicenter area. There are already reports of some minor damage, falling rubble and bricks.
"I Have Felt It" reports as received by Earthquake-Report.com
Akrata – MMI: III – Brief shaking at about 7:36 PM
"I Have Felt It" reports as received by EMSC
Patras : Really noisy earthquake, it sounded like a bomb had exploded! Shortly after this noise I felt trembling and heard the usual earthquake noise, so I realized it was an earthquake.
Patras : some abandoned buildings had debris and bricks falling off them
Patras : Quite strong. Started immediately strong unlike previous ones which started low and got stronger.
Patras : Lasted for about 10-15sec, strong swaying motion, accompanied by noise
Diakopto : Felt a moderate swaying, furniture moved, run outdoors
Pirgos : Απαλή ταλάντωση, ικανή όμως να με ξυπνήσει. Είχε διάρκεια περίπου 10 δευτερόλεπτα.
Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : 5.2
UTC Time : 17:25:40
Local time at epicenter :19:25:40
Depth (Hypocenter) :6.9
27 km (16 miles) NE (34°) from Patras, Greece
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