Earthquake with magnitude of mb 4.7 on date 31-08-2022 and time 14:02:20 (UTC) in region Dodecanese Islands, Greece [Sea: Greece]

A magnitude mb 4.7 earthquake occured in region: Dodecanese Islands, Greece [Sea: Greece], on

  • 31-08-2022 14:02:20 (UTC)
  • 31-08-2022 16:02:20 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 31-08-2022 17:02:20 (UTC +03:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Europe/Athens)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.4770, 26.8420 at 14 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

Search earthquakes: Any within 30 km radius

The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
Felt maps
Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
mb 4.7
Mwp 5.0
37.4766 26.8418 14 2022-08-31
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 109179851
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2022-08-31 14:02:20
Latitude 37.4766
Longitude 26.8418
Depth (km) 14 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 109179851


Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 2223
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 597
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 216
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1834.4
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 94.8081
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.43413
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitudes information


Field Value
Value 5.0
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 6
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 109179851
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-31 14:18:42


Field Value
Value 4.7
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 11
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 109179851
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2022-08-31 14:18:42
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
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