Earthquake Info: Moderate Mag. 3.8 Earthquake – 27 km west of Larisa, Nomos Larisis, Thessaly, Greece, on Saturday September 3, 2022 at 07:45 (GMT +3)

September 3 04:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
Sep 3 04:55: Now uses NOA data updates
Sep 3 05:02: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 8.4 km (from 3.1 to 5.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected 2.4 km (1.5 mi) to WSW.

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred just 8 minutes ago 24 km northwest of Larisa, Greece, the German Geoscience Research Center (GFZ) reported.
The earthquake struck at a shallow depth of 10 km below the epicenter near Larisa, Lárisa, Thessaly, Greece, on the morning of Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 7:45 a.m. local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter and depth of the quake could be revised in the coming hours or minutes as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies release their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the RaspberryShake Citizen Seismograph Network which also listed the quake at magnitude 4.4. A third agency, the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), reported the same 3.8 magnitude quake.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the quake was likely felt by many people in the epicenter area. It must not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling off shelves, glass breaking, etc.
In Vlachogianni (pop. 860) located 7 km from the epicenter, and in Týrnavos (pop. 10,800) 11 km away, the earthquake should have been felt as light tremors.
Weak tremors could have been felt at Elassona (pop. 7,100) located 20 km from the epicenter, Giannouli (pop. 7,900) at 21 km, Larisa (pop. 144,700) at 24 km, Trikala (pop. 61,700) at 38 km, and Karditsa (32,800 inhab.) at 44 km.
Other towns near the epicenter where the earthquake could have been felt as a very weak tremor include Katerini (53,300 inhabitants) located 68 km from the epicenter and Volos (86,000 inhabitants) 78 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update the magnitude and depth if these change and will follow up if other major earthquake news becomes available. If you are in the area, please let us know about your experience through our reporting mechanism, online or through our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the world who wants to learn more about this earthquake.

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