Earthquake overview : At 01:48 AM in the morning, many people in the Greek city of Thessalonika have been scared by a short shock. The epicenter of the earthquake was at only 10 km from the city.
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- Many people have felt the earthquake. The epicenter was located in the bay, close to the beach.
- Thessaloniki is a city with a population of 354,290.
- Earthquake-Report.com does not expect any serious damage out of this earthquake. Main reasons : weak magnitude, short shaking, focal depth at a reasonable 24 km and epicenter in the bay waters.
- The Greece Institute of Geodynamics in Athens reports a Magnitude of Ml4.1 at a depth of 24 km.
- As could be expected, No reports of damage have reached the authorities.
- The Great Thessaloniki Earthquake was an earthquake that occurred on 20 June 1978, at 22:03 local time, and registered a Mw6.6 . It was felt throughout northern Greece, Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. It was the largest seismic activity in the area since 1932. (source Wikipedia)
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Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : Mw4.0
UTC Time : 22:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter : 01:48 on May 13
Depth (Hypocenter) : 24 km
7 km S Kalokhórion (pop 4,162)
8 km W Kalamariá (pop 91,617)
10 km SW Thessaloníki (pop 354,290)
Links to important maps
Google satellite map showing the epicenter and the surrounding area
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 23:03 PM||2.5||11||MAP I Felt It|
|USGS||Greece||May 12 22:48 PM||4.0||14||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 22:48 PM||4.0||24||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 22:46 PM||2.7||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 22:44 PM||2.5||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 20:52 PM||2.9||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 20:46 PM||3.8||7||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Dodecanese Islands, Greece||May 12 20:22 PM||2.3||12||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 19:58 PM||2.8||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 16:59 PM||2.8||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 16:06 PM||3.2||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 15:49 PM||3.3||2||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 15:46 PM||3.6||2||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 08:26 AM||3.1||5||MAP I Felt It|
|EMSC||Greece||May 12 08:24 AM||2.7||1||MAP I Felt It|
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