Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 23 km north of Nisida Gkértis Island, Chios, North Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, February 28, 1998 at 14:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.804°N / 25.948°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.804°S / 154.052°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (171 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) N of Eghrighoros (pop: 27) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Moria (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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