Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 23 km southwest of Polichnitos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 21:45 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
15 Jul 21:58 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 6.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8888°N / 26.0692°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.889°S / 153.931°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (30 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||6.1 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, 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.