Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 17 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, March 12, 1998 at 22:15 (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: 38.933°N / 26.141°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.933°S / 153.859°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) SSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Lisvorio (pop: 408) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Agra (pop: 955) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 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||near the coast of western Turkey (Greece)||USGS|
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