Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 5.3 km north of Nisida Strovili Island, Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 23:48 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
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↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.598°S / 153.819°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNW of Kastro Oinousson (pop: 29) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) E of Viki (pop: 108) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NE of Pityous (pop: 257) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) W of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Pappados (pop: 1,530) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) S 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
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.
|2.2||18 km||KUCUKBAHCE ACIKLARI-IZMIR (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.4||13 km||18 Km N from Chios||NOA|
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.