Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 48 Km WSW of Ialysos, Greece, on 23 Oct 7:39 pm (GMT +3) -

Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - 48 Km WSW of Ialysos, Greece, on 23 Oct 7:39 pm (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 7 km depth

23 Oct 16:56 UTC: First to report: NOA after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Oct 2020 04:39:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 Oct 7:39 pm (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.1826°N / 27.7011°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Monolithos (pop: 181)
9 km (6 mi) ESE of Chalki (pop: 313)
10 km (6 mi) S of Alimia
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Émponas (Dodecanese) (pop: 1,060)
25 km (16 mi) WSW of Apóllona (Dodecanese) (pop: 982)
37 km (23 mi) W of Archángelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400)
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100)
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 2.87 km48 Km WSW of Ialysos, GreeceNOA
M 2.75 kmDodecanese Is.-turkey Border Reg, GreeceEMSC
M 2.82.1 kmRodos Adasi (mediterranean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Lalysos / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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