Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA) on Saturday, 16 September 2017
16 Sep 12:05 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 9.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9237°N / 26.1475°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) SW of Vaterá (pop: 200)
14 km (9 mi) SW of Vrísa (pop: 600)
17 km (11 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
103 km (64 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
105 km (65 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
236 km (147 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 16 Sep 11:54 UTC||M 2.9 / 9.2 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|Sat, 16 Sep 11:54 UTC||M 2.8 / 10 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
|Sat, 16 Sep 11:54 UTC||M 2.8 / 11.7 km||37 Km WSW 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.