Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 15 km southwest of Nisida Agios Vasileios Island, Greece, on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 14:38 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
16 Jul 14:46 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 1.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9153°N / 26.3893°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.915°S / 153.611°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Agia Varvara (pop: 67) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Dikili (Turkey) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSE of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.6||1.2 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.6||1 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.