Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 59 km northwest of Castro, Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, December 22, 1997 at 17:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.825°N / 25.799°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.825°S / 154.201°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (159 km / 99 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Nenitouria (pop: 37) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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