Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 20 km north of Karaburun, İzmir, Turkey, on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 14:41 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.4 quake Aegean Sea, 23 km southwest of Skopelos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, June, 12 2017 12:28 GMT, which had occurred 11 days earlier.
Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 20 km north of Karaburun, İzmir, Turkey, on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 14:41 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 9 km depth

23 Jun 14:44 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 8.6 km.
Date & time: Jun 23, 2017 14:41:08 UTC
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8135°N / 26.4592°E (Aegean Sea, Turkey)
Antipode: 38.814°S / 153.541°W
Nearest volcano: Kenger (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SSE of Plomari (Greece) (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Karaburun (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Loutra (Greece) (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Foca (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Agiasos (Greece) (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) S of Panagiouda (Greece) (pop: 906) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Polichnitos (Greece) (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Mandraki (Greece) (pop: 792) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Dikili (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) W of Ankara (pop: 3,517,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE 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 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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3.08.6 kmAEGEAN SEA REVISE01 (2017.06.23KOERI-RETMC

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Kastri, skopelos (0.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Transferring from a boat to beach in a dinghy. Large wave coming in parallel to the shore from far out to sea hit our dinghy. No other large boats in area to cause a wake. We were told it was a mini tsunami caused by an earth tremor.  
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