Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 24 km southwest of Polichnitos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 20:40 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 12 km depth
20 Jul 20:47 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 12.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8947°N / 26.0362°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.895°S / 153.964°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (210 km / 130 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 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||12 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.2||10.5 km||47 Km NE from Psara||NOA|
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.