Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 66 km south of Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 13:31 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Jan 13:42 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 13:31:46 UTC
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7835°N / 26.0083°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) S of Dotia (pop: 24) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ENE of Mykonos (pop: 3,780) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Tinos (pop: 4,570) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NE of Naxos (pop: 7,070) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) S of Chios Island (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Mykonos Island (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.3||5 km||ONIKI ADALAR (MEDITERRANEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|M 3.3||2 km||DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 3.3||56 km||19 Km NNW from Ikarea||NOA|
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