Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 12 km southwest of Nisida Agios Vasileios Island, Greece, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 21:05 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
12 Jul 21:17 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9002°N / 26.44°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.9°S / 153.56°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) S of Evangelistria (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSE of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Dikili (Turkey) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||6.3 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.