Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 92 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:19 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 28 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 92 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:19 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 6 km depth

30 Oct 12:23 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
30 Oct 12:24: Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SW.
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30 Oct 12:53: Now using data updates from NOA
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 12:19:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 2020 2:19 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7737°N / 26.4633°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Kallithea (pop: 136) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) W of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Mytilinioi (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) W of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Chios Island (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S 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: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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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 4.26 km21 Km W of Neon Karlovasion, GreeceNOA
M 4.08.6 kmSisam Adasi (aegean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 4.11 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (29)

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Egina (264.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
242.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
45.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Rethymno (318.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Çeşme Turkey (60.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
331.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Hania, Crete / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lardos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s : Ein Gefühl als würde die Sonnenliege schaukeln.
leros xerokambos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
united kingdom / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump
Rhodos, kiorari / not felt
Kos Greece / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Faliraki Rhodos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Rhodes / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Rhodos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rodos / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ialysos / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Istron, Lasithi, Crete / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : 3 separate movements, all weak but felt in Istron Lasithi.
Glyfada Naxos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Surprised and slightly worried
Korinth / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Çivril (Turkey, 272 km E of epicenter) : Koltukta oturuyordum koltuk ileri geri gidip geldi bir kaç kere (reported through EMSC)
Peristéri (Greece, 263 km W of epicenter) : Ο σεισμός στην περιοχή μας (ΠΕΡΙΣΤΕΡΙ) Έγινε αισθητός αρκετά αν και το επικεντρο ήταν πολύ μακριά. (reported through EMSC)
Ören (Turkey, 149 km SE of epicenter) : Güney kuzey. Doğu Batı. Döndürerek. Epeyi bir uzun süra sallandık. (reported through EMSC)
Kos (Greece, 124 km SE of epicenter) : Πρώτη φορά είδα αμάξι 4x4 να κουνιέται σταθμευμένο κυκλικά!!! (reported through EMSC)
Bodrum (Turkey, 116 km SE of epicenter) : Lightly felted (reported through EMSC)
Kemalpaşa (Turkey, 87 km NE of epicenter) : Öyle arada sallıyor. (reported through EMSC)
Torbalı (Turkey, 66 km NE of epicenter) : كانت قوية لقد ارتجفت الكل في هذا البلد (reported through EMSC)
Karabağlar (Turkey, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Çok fena sallandık (reported through EMSC)
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