Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - AEGEAN SEA on Saturday, 21 October 2017
21 Oct 22:12 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 16 minutes.
Depth: 7.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9427°N / 26.2555°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Palaiochórion (pop: 300)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Vaterá (pop: 200)
11 km (7 mi) SW of Plomári (pop: 3,000)
97 km (60 mi) NW of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
99 km (62 mi) NW of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
246 km (153 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 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|
|Sat, 21 Oct 21:56 UTC||M 1.6 / 7.6 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.