Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 23 km northwest of Nisida Gkértis Island, Greece, on Tuesday, March 24, 1998 at 03:26 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.779°N / 25.891°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.779°S / 154.109°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) N of Eghrighoros (pop: 27) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) W of Foca (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||10 km||Aegean Sea (Greece)||USGS|
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