Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY on Thursday, 24 August 2017
24 Aug 00:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 27 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.94°N / 26.63°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (160 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) S of Agriliá Kratígou (pop: 100)
12 km (8 mi) SE of Pyrgoi (pop: 100)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Agía Paraskefí Agías Marínis (pop: 100)
73 km (46 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
77 km (48 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
275 km (171 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 24 Aug 00:17 UTC||M 2.3 / 7 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Thu, 24 Aug 00:17 UTC||M 2.4 / 10 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.