Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 28 km southwest of Nisida Garmpias Island, Greece, on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 13:12 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.964°N / 25.792°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.964°S / 154.208°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (151 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Skala Eresou (pop: 349) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 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||33 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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