Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 221 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Sunday, 10 May 2020 at 12:08 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 221 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Sunday, 10 May 2020 at 12:08 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 140 km depth

10 May 12:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
May 10 12:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 152.0 to 140.0 km.
Date & time: 10 May 2020 12:08:18 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 140.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.44°N / 26.87°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SW of Mandraki (pop: 682) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSW of Kéfalos (pop: 2,530) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSW of Antimacheia (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Astypalaia (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) S of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Kos Town (Kos) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Turgutreis (Bodrum, Turkey) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Anaphi Island (pop: 271) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.2140 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ
4.3121 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC
3.6145 kmMediterranean Sea (Greece)KOERI-RETMC
4.0123 km(Greece)NOA

User reports for this quake (3)

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Fethiye (Turkey, 188 km E of epicenter) : Salladı hızlı (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 123 km E of epicenter) : I felt the table shaking near my leg, but nothing else was moving. Nobody else in the room felt it and we thought that someone else shaked the table by accident. (reported through EMSC)  
Didim (Turkey, 96 km N of epicenter) : muy suave great phuckin thou (reported through EMSC)  
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