Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 13 km southwest of Polichnitos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 01:36 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 14 km depth
8 Aug 05:08 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 4 hours.
Depth: 13.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9738°N / 26.1097°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.974°S / 153.89°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.2||14 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, 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.