Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - KUCUKBAHCE ACIKLARI-IZMIR (AEGEAN SEA) on Sunday, 20 August 2017
20 Aug 23:58 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 17.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.598°N / 26.1815°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NE of Mármaro (pop: 900)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Oinoússes (pop: 800)
11 km (7 mi) NE of Kardámyla (pop: 700)
86 km (53 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
87 km (54 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
226 km (140 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
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 20 Aug 23:48 UTC||M 2.2 / 17.5 km||KUCUKBAHCE ACIKLARI-IZMIR (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|Sun, 20 Aug 23:48 UTC||M 2.4 / 12.8 km||18 Km N From Chios||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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.