Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Wednesday, 23 August 2017
23 Aug 20:49 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 19 minutes.
Depth: 12.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8625°N / 26.173°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) S of Vaterá (pop: 200)
20 km (12 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
20 km (12 mi) S of Vrísa (pop: 600)
98 km (61 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
100 km (62 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
236 km (146 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 23 Aug 20:30 UTC||M 2.7 / 12.1 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|Wed, 23 Aug 20:30 UTC||M 2.3 / 10.3 km||44 Km SW From Mitilini||NOA_HL|
|Wed, 23 Aug 20:30 UTC||M 2.5 / 10 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.