Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 28 km southwest of Nisida Garmpias Island, Greece, on Monday, April 6, 1998 at 01:53 (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: 38.928°N / 25.812°E↗ (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode: 38.928°S / 154.188°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sporades (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Skala Eresou (pop: 349) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) W of Plomari (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) WSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 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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