Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 28 km northwest of Nisida Gkértis Island, Greece, on Saturday, November 15, 1997 at 22:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.774°N / 25.795°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.774°S / 154.205°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Nenitouria (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SSW of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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