Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 11 km north of Nisida Mastrogiorgi Island, Greece, on Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 06:14 (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: 38.701°N / 25.512°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.701°S / 154.488°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (145 km / 90 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Psara (pop: 454) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 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||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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