Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 24 km southwest of Nisida Garmpias Island, Greece, on Sunday, November 16, 1997 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.911°N / 25.896°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.911°S / 154.104°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (162 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Tavari (pop: 88) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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