Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 25 km southeast of Nisida Garmpias Island, Greece, on Wednesday, March 11, 1998 at 09:05 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.886°N / 26.231°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.886°S / 153.769°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Melinta (pop: 23) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Skopelos (pop: 1,530) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) S of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) S of Petra (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WNW of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||10 km||near the coast of western Turkey (Greece)||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.