Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 16 km southwest of Nisida Garmpias Island, Greece, on Friday, December 19, 1997 at 08:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.942°N / 26.003°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.942°S / 153.997°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (169 km / 105 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) S of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSW of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||10 km||near the coast of western Turkey (Greece)||USGS|
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