Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Sunday, 16 July 2017
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 (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Agía Varvára (pop: 100)
7 km (4 mi) SE of Plomári (pop: 3,000)
7 km (5 mi) S of Plagiá (pop: 500)
86 km (53 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
88 km (55 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
255 km (158 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 16 Jul 14:38 UTC||M 2.6 / 1.2 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|Sun, 16 Jul 14:38 UTC||M 2.6 / 1 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.