Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 66 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:01 pm (GMT +2) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Aegean Sea, 17 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 30 Oct 2020 1:51 pm (GMT +2), which had occurred 10 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 66 km south of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:01 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 8 km depth

30 Oct 12:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
30 Oct 12:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.0 to 6.0 km (from 4.3 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.7 km (4.8 mi) towards SW.
30 Oct 12:59: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 10.0 km (from 3.7 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.8 km (6.7 mi) towards NE.
30 Oct 13:23: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 8.0 km (from 6.2 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.8 km (1.1 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 12:01:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:01 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.84°N / 26.95°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NNW of Asprochorti (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ENE of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) W of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Selçuk (Turkey) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WNW of Söke (Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Torbalı (Turkey) (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSE of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 23°C (73 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.48 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC
M 4.14.6 kmKusadasi Korfezi (aegean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (19)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
441.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
140 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
207.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Rhodos (11.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Dalyan (218.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
383.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Kos Greece 85300 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Rhodes / not felt
lesvos island / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kos / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Chania / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Izmir / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Istanbul (Turkey, 392 km NE of epicenter) : هزه في بيليكدوزو، إسطنبول (reported through EMSC)
Ágioi Theódoroi (Greece, 335 km W of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κουνιμα με διάρκεια περίπου δύο λεπτών (reported through EMSC)
Néa Smýrni (Greece, 285 km W of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια (reported through EMSC)
Athens (Greece, 284 km W of epicenter) : Πολύ αισθητός (reported through EMSC)
Dhafní (Greece, 283 km W of epicenter) : Κράτησε αρκετά τι κουνιμα (reported through EMSC)
Muğla (Turkey, 143 km SE of epicenter) : Çok uzun sürdü çok salladı (reported through EMSC)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900


Map of earlier quakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.