Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Friday, 18 August 2017
18 Aug 15:38 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 1.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8182°N / 26.4692°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SE of Agía Varvára (pop: 100)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Trýgonas (pop: 300)
19 km (12 mi) SE of Plagiá (pop: 500)
74 km (46 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
76 km (47 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
86 km (54 mi) NW of Manisa (pop: 244,000)
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|
|Fri, 18 Aug 15:31 UTC||M 2.6 / 1.9 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|Fri, 18 Aug 15:31 UTC||M 2.2 / 7 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Fri, 18 Aug 15:31 UTC||M 2.4 / 12.5 km||36 Km S From Mitilini||NOA_HL|
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.