Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Tuesday, 29 August 2017
29 Aug 21:48 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 9.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7962°N / 26.4373°E (Turkey)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (174 km / 108 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Karaburun (pop: 3,200)
19 km (12 mi) S of Agía Varvára (pop: 100)
21 km (13 mi) SE of Plomári (pop: 3,000)
74 km (46 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
77 km (48 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
88 km (55 mi) NW of Manisa (pop: 244,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
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|
|Tue, 29 Aug 21:40 UTC||M 2.8 / 9.9 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|Tue, 29 Aug 21:40 UTC||M 2.8 / 10 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Tue, 29 Aug 21:40 UTC||M 2.8 / 2.2 km||34 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.