Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Megalonisi, 3.3 km northwest of Eressos, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 17:50 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
20 Oct 18:04 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 13 minutes.
Depth: 4.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.197°N / 25.9187°E↗ (Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece)
Antipode: 39.197°S / 154.081°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kenger (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNW of Eressos (Nördliche Ägäis) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Skalochori (pop: 534) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> 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
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.
|2.3||4.7 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.2||9 km||AEGEAN SEA||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.