Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 30 km northeast of Nisida Mastrogiorgi Island, Greece, on Thursday, March 12, 1998 at 20:08 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.813°N / 25.747°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.813°S / 154.253°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Agion Gala (pop: 38) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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