Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Thursday, 5 October 2017
5 Oct 20:40 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9423°N / 26.2435°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
9 km (6 mi) SE of Vaterá (pop: 200)
11 km (7 mi) SE 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)
245 km (152 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 5 Oct 20:31 UTC||M 1.7 / 8.5 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 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.