Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 19 km south of Polichnitos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 06:59 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 8 km depth
14 Jul 08:06 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9092°N / 26.226°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.909°S / 153.774°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Melinta (pop: 23) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||8.1 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.