Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 58 km south of Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 13:03 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
20 Jan 13:30 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 13:03:45 UTC
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8522°N / 26.0953°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Dotia (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Nenita (pop: 903) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Mytilinioi (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NE of Mykonos (pop: 3,780) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Chios Island (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||8.6 km||ONIKI ADALAR (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.