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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 42 km southwest of Kos Stadt, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:56 GMT

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 42 km southwest of Kos Stadt, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:56 GMT Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 42 km southwest of Kos Stadt, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:56 GMT

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 113 km depth

27 Jun 18:04 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2016 17:56:15 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth112.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.554°N / 27.0912°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode36.554°S / 152.909°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoNisyros (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (5 mi) SSW of Mandraki (pop: 682) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Kefalos (pop: 2,530) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) S of Antimacheia (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,250) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Kos Stadt (Kos) (pop: 19,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Turgutreis (Bodrum, Turkey) (pop: 16,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) S of Didim (Turkey) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) W of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
337 km (210 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.816 km32 Km W from NissirosNOA


Seismic station: Elmali-ANTALYA (ELL/KO network) | Distance from quake: 252 km / 157 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Elmali-ANTALYA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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