Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Tuesday, 15 August 2017
15 Aug 05:06 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9128°N / 26.2307°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SE of Vaterá (pop: 200)
12 km (8 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
14 km (9 mi) SW of Plomári (pop: 3,000)
96 km (60 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
99 km (61 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
242 km (151 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 15 Aug 03:31 UTC||M 2.2 / 12.6 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.