Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 37 km east of Sykiá, Chalkidikí, Central Macedonia, Greece, on 28 Oct 4:09 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.6 earthquake  - Aegean Sea, 37 km east of Sykiá, Chalkidikí, Central Macedonia, Greece, on 28 Oct 4:09 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 29 km depth

28 Oct 14:57 UTC: First to report: NOA after 48 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 02:09:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 28 Oct 4:09 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.9934°N / 24.3764°E (Greece)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (20 mi) SSE of Karyes (Mount Athos) (pop: 237)
37 km (23 mi) E of Sykia (Central Macedonia) (pop: 1,900)
50 km (31 mi) SE of Pirgos (Central Macedonia) (pop: 1,050)
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Mýrina (Mirina, Limnos) (pop: 5,410)
61 km (38 mi) E of Paliouri (Central Macedonia) (pop: 820)
62 km (38 mi) SE of Ierissos (Chalkidikí, Central Macedonia) (pop: 3,270)
138 km (85 mi) ESE of Kalamaria (Central Macedonia) (pop: 91,600)
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Thessaloniki (Central Macedonia) (pop: 354,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 19.8°C (68 F), humidity: 70%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from E
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.629 km37 Km E of Sykia, GreeceNOA

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Mag. 2.6 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 37 km east of Sykiá, Chalkidikí, Central Macedonia, Greece, on 28 Oct 4:09 pm (GMT +2)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    660km / 410mi
    | Romania
  • 09 Jul 1956 03:11
    | 7.7 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    395km / 246mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece
  • 17 Aug 1999 00:01
    | 7.6 |
    17km / 10.6mi
    |
    21 years ago
    |
    472km / 294mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 01 Feb 1944 03:22
    | 7.6 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    734km / 456mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 04 Mar 1977 19:21
    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    671km / 417mi
    | Romania
  • 26 Nov 1943 22:20
    | 7.5 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    77 years ago
    |
    784km / 487mi
    | Central Turkey
  • 22 Jul 1967 16:57
    | 7.4 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    53 years ago
    |
    551km / 342mi
    | Western Turkey
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    104km / 64mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 25 Apr 1957 02:25
    | 7.3 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    549km / 341mi
    | Dodecanese Islands, Greece (Turkey)
  • 18 Mar 1953 19:06
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    68 years ago
    |
    279km / 173mi
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