Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 24 km northwest of Nisida Gkértis Island, Greece, on Sunday, November 16, 1997 at 19:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.722°N / 25.794°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.722°S / 154.206°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Agion Gala (pop: 38) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NE of Psara (pop: 454) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Volissos (pop: 223) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NW of Marmaro (pop: 875) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Mandraki (pop: 792) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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