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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake  - Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 11:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
18 Oct 11:24: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 2.0 km (from 0.6 to 1.2 mi).
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18 Oct 21:08: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 14.0 km (from 1.2 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.6 km (7.2 mi) towards ESE.
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 11:19 UTC
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9°N / 27.44°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) E of Kos (pop: 19,200)
15 km (10 mi) S of Bodrum (pop: 39,300)
20 km (13 mi) SE of Turgutreis (pop: 16,500)
166 km (103 mi) S of Karabağlar (pop: 458,000)
170 km (106 mi) S of İzmir (pop: 2,500,600)
350 km (218 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 28.4°C (83 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Oct 11:19 UTCM 3.5 / 14 kmDodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg, GreeceEMSC
Sun, 18 Oct 11:19 UTCM 3.7 / 6.5 kmGokova Korfezi (mediterranean Sea), TurkeyKOERI-RETMC
Sun, 18 Oct 11:19 UTCM 3.6 / 35 km10 Km S of Bodrum, TurkeyNOA

User reports for this quake (55)

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Bodrum (15.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
9.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Like someone was shaking my bed hard
Psalidi, Kos (11.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Laid on Sunbed at hotel and suddenly felt it moving from side to side.
Psalidi, kos (9.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Psalidi, kos (9.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
8.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kos (8.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : There was a 5 second Long Vibration in our Room on third floor and my First thoughts was Earthquake. We packed our Money and other passport in the vag and wanted to leave the room directly.
East of Kardamena / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Felt like someone was pushing and pulling my stretcher on the beach left and right for a few seconds.
Agios Fokas / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kos City / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Oceania resort / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Felt like underground train passing
Kos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kos town harbour / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Atlantis hotel kos beach / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Kos Kardamena / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : I was in my bed for break and first I feel and after I heard door for my balcony shake..
Kos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bodrum / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kos hotel Oceanis / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Kos greece / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kos city / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Agios fokas, kos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Kos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bodrum (Turkey, 15 km NW of epicenter) : Çok hafif-bodrum merkez (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Slow deep rumbling felt from the bottom up... Felt it in the legs, definitely reacted to go outside. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Σύντομος αλλά δυνατός (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Felt like hitting a bump and then shaking for 3-4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Short but noisy. Strong movement, floor and cupboards shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Ευτυχώς ήταν για δευτερόλεπτα... (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός με διάρκεια.. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Quiet strong in Kostown (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Strong (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : ΑΡΚΕΤΑ ΑΙΣΘΗΤΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΥΝΑΤΟΣ ΑΛΛΑ 3-4 δευτερόλεπτα η διάρκεια του. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Light shake and sound (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : That was strong (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : i felt it strong (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Short tremble, low noice. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Strong shake (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Έντονος αλλά σύντομος (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός! (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Έντονος (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Πολύ βουητό (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Oh i dont want this shake (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Very strange movement. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Loud and strong but only a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Just outside Kos town (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Strong enough for 3 seconds.. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : Αρκετά αισθητός. Εγκάρσια κίνηση! (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 14 km W of epicenter) : On the street, felt short and strong (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 6 km SW of epicenter) : House was shaking up and down. Ran out of house! (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 6 km SW of epicenter) : Αισθητός . (reported through EMSC)

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Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Dodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg, Greece on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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