Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Wednesday, 16 August 2017
16 Aug 17:30 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9723°N / 26.6568°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SE of Agriliá Kratígou (pop: 100)
11 km (7 mi) SE of Agía Paraskefí Agías Marínis (pop: 100)
12 km (7 mi) SE of Pyrgoi (pop: 100)
75 km (47 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
78 km (49 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
279 km (173 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|
|Wed, 16 Aug 17:21 UTC||M 2.2 / 9 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.