Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 10.1 km southwest of Megalochori, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 05:43 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 24 km depth
19 Oct 05:51 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 24.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.981°N / 26.2607°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.981°S / 153.739°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSW of Paralia Drotas (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||24 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.2||7 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.