Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 10.9 km southwest of Megalochori, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 19:52 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
12 Jun 20:09 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 15.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9785°N / 26.252°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.979°S / 153.748°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Paralia Drotas (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) S of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||15 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|3.2||0 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
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