Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 30 km southwest of Vrisa, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:57 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 Oct 11:07 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 10 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7993°N / 26.0488°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.799°S / 153.951°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) N of Viki (pop: 108) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) N of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.7||5 km||AEGEAN SEA||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.6||2 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.