Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 25 km west of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 08:17 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.112°N / 26.271°E↗ (Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece)
Antipode: 39.112°S / 153.729°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (185 km / 115 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Vassilikia (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) WNW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Parakoila (pop: 881) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Eressos (Nördliche Ägäis) (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Ayvalik (Balıkesir, Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) ENE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||10 km||near the coast of western Turkey (Greece)||USGS|
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