Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY on Thursday, 24 August 2017
24 Aug 21:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 26.44°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (176 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SE of Agía Varvára (pop: 100)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Trýgonas (pop: 300)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Plagiá (pop: 500)
81 km (51 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
84 km (52 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
258 km (161 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 24 Aug 20:56 UTC||M 2.8 / 10 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Thu, 24 Aug 20:56 UTC||M 2.8 / 11.1 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|Thu, 24 Aug 20:56 UTC||M 2.5 / 11.4 km||26 Km SSW 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 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.