Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 16 km southwest of Megalochori, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 22:45 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Jun 22:54 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 9.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8885°N / 26.2877°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.889°S / 153.712°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) S of Melinta (pop: 23) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SE of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Nees Kydonies (pop: 485) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||9.6 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|3.1||10 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
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