Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km south of Megalochori, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 23:29 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 8 km depth
12 Jun 23:38 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8625°N / 26.3118°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.863°S / 153.688°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Parakoila (pop: 881) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (153 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|3.6||7.9 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|3.4||8 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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