Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Thursday, 12 October 2017
12 Oct 19:32 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 53 minutes.
Depth: 12.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.853°N / 26.1515°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Vaterá (pop: 200)
21 km (13 mi) S of Vrísa (pop: 600)
22 km (14 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
99 km (61 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
101 km (63 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
233 km (145 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 12 Oct 16:38 UTC||M 1.8 / 12.9 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.