Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 1.2 km southeast of Vourliotes, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:14 pm (GMT +2) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Aegean Sea, 17 km northeast of Karlovassi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, Oct 30, 2020 1:51 pm (GMT +2), which had occurred 3 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 1.2 km southeast of Vourliotes, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:14 pm (GMT +2)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Oct 15:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
30 Oct 15:21: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 4.9. Epicenter location corrected by 8.9 km (5.6 mi) towards S.
30 Oct 15:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.3. Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: Oct 30, 2020 15:14:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:14 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.78°N / 26.86°E (Samos, North Aegean, Greece)
Antipode: 37.78°S / 153.14°W
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) ESE of Vourliotes (pop: 376) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) E of Karlovassi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Kusadasi (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Söke (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Selcuk (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Castro (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NW of Rhodos (South Aegean) (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) E of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNE of Crete Island (pop: 623,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 22°C (72 F), humidity: 64%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.310 km- 8 km NW of Kokkári, GreeceGFZ
5.25 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC
5.310 km8 Km NW of Kokkári, GreeceUSGS
5.213 kmSisam Adasi (aegean Sea), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
5.210 kmSamos / Griechenland, GreeceZAMG

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Alacati, İzmir (72.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Felt it. it was short, maybe 2 seconds and house was shaking just two times. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Samos, North Aegean (10.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Dalyan (190.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Karabağlar, İzmir (70.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Karabağlar, İzmir (70.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Safija, Sofia-Capital (624.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Urla, İzmir (66.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Argalasti, Magnesia, Thessaly (347.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Turgutlu, Manisa (109.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Neapoli, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia (464.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Manisa (103.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Psaldi, Kos / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s : We are on Kos and felt the earthquake. It was like being on a ship. | One user found this interesting.  
selçuk / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 20-30 s
Vathy Bay (Samos) / Light shaking (MMI IV) : noticeable at sea on a ship  
Kos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
(Greece, 9 km S of epicenter) : Hope and pray for you all.hope you are ok. | 2 users found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Izmir (Turkey, 75 km NE of epicenter) : Büyük bir Deprem hissettimbazı bölgelerde Binalar yıkıldı | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Urla (Turkey, 58 km NW of epicenter) : Shake it up( not more than 5 please) | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Kuşadası (Turkey, 41 km E of epicenter) : Kuşadası | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)  
Chios (Greece, 86 km NW of epicenter) : Vibration but no shake (reported through EMSC)  
Şişli (Turkey, 408 km NE of epicenter) : A 2 minute couch wobble felt in my apartment. (reported through EMSC)  
Eminönü (Turkey, 403 km NE of epicenter) : Building swayed and lamps shook (reported through EMSC)  
Eminönü (Turkey, 403 km NE of epicenter) : Başakşehir sallandı. (reported through EMSC)  
Esenyurt (Turkey, 393 km NE of epicenter) : Люстра зашевелилась был гром молния и дождь (reported through EMSC)  
Irákleion (Greece, 312 km SW of epicenter) : Μεγάλη διάρκεια καί πολύ δυνατός!!! (reported through EMSC)  
Néa Ionía (Greece, 269 km W of epicenter) : Πολυ ελαφρυς (reported through EMSC)  
Çanakkale (Turkey, 264 km NW of epicenter) : Çanakkale de hafifçe hissettik (reported through EMSC)  
(Turkey, 221 km NE of epicenter) : Sallandık (reported through EMSC)  
(Greece, 206 km SE of epicenter) : It was shown live on ERT1 TV channel (reported through EMSC)  
Bergama (Turkey, 150 km N of epicenter) : Felt (reported through EMSC)  
Mytilene (Greece, 147 km NW of epicenter) : Noticeable shaking, noise, a few seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Vareiá (Greece, 143 km NW of epicenter) : Πολυ ελαφρυ κουνημα με διαρκεια (reported through EMSC)  
Aliağa (Turkey, 112 km N of epicenter) : Arabayı salladı (reported through EMSC)  
Turgutlu (Turkey, 110 km NE of epicenter) : Turgutlu hafif salladi (reported through EMSC)  
Kos (Greece, 110 km SE of epicenter) : μικρός αλλά αισθητος (reported through EMSC)  
Kos (Greece, 110 km SE of epicenter) : Αισθητός μικρός (reported through EMSC)  
Kos (Greece, 110 km SE of epicenter) : Ελαφρύ κούνημα για 10" Κως (reported through EMSC)  
Manisa (Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Manisa yunusemre hafif şekilde hissedildi (reported through EMSC)  
Manisa (Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Allah bir daha böyle bir şey yasatmasin. (reported through EMSC)  
Manisa (Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Manisada 3 civarinda 18:16 hissedildi (reported through EMSC)  
Manisa (Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Manisa merkez fena hissedildi (reported through EMSC)  
Manisa (Turkey, 106 km NE of epicenter) : Uzun ama az sallayan bir deprem oldu (reported through EMSC)  
(Turkey, 101 km SE of epicenter) : bi dalga ustudeymis gibi (reported through EMSC)  
Bodrum (Turkey, 101 km SE of epicenter) : Bodrum Center (reported through EMSC)  
Güvercinlik (Turkey, 101 km SE of epicenter) : So quick (reported through EMSC)  
Ortyakent Yahşi (Turkey, 96 km SE of epicenter) : Shaking again (reported through EMSC)  
Ortyakent Yahşi (Turkey, 96 km SE of epicenter) : Bodrum_yahşi,hafif sallandık (reported through EMSC)  
Pánormos (Greece, 93 km S of epicenter) : Gentle shake, Panormos Kalymnos (reported through EMSC)  
Menemen (Turkey, 93 km N of epicenter) : Villakent depremi hissettim. (reported through EMSC)  
Aydın (Turkey, 92 km E of epicenter) : Hafif şiddetli (reported through EMSC)  
Aydın (Turkey, 92 km E of epicenter) : Öncekine göre hafifti (reported through EMSC)  
Vrontádos (Greece, 90 km NW of epicenter) : Fast shake. Kind of medium force. I guess 5 M aftershock. (reported through EMSC)  
Kemalpaşa (Turkey, 88 km NE of epicenter) : Salladı yeğenim. (reported through EMSC)  
Kemalpaşa (Turkey, 88 km NE of epicenter) : Salladı. O kadar. Ayakta olsam herhalde hissetmezdim. (reported through EMSC)  
(Turkey, 83 km N of epicenter) : 4. kattayım durmadan sallıyo. (reported through EMSC)  
Thymiana (Greece, 82 km NW of epicenter) : Memories from the strong one. It felt quite strong. (reported through EMSC)  
Bayraklı (Turkey, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Not very strong but felt it for 6 - 7 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Sert oldu kısa sürdü (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Izmir. Salladi. (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Şiddetliydi. (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Sallandık yine (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Artçı kuvvetliydi (reported through EMSC)  
Karşıyaka (Turkey, 78 km N of epicenter) : Yine güzel salladık. (reported through EMSC)  
Izmir (Turkey, 75 km NE of epicenter) : Hafif salladı (reported through EMSC)  
İzmir (Turkey, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Oldukça hissedilirdi (reported through EMSC)  
Karabağlar (Turkey, 70 km NE of epicenter) : It was bad. I afraid too much (reported through EMSC)  
Didim (Turkey, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Shake (reported through EMSC)  
Didim (Turkey, 61 km SE of epicenter) : Vibration but no shakes (reported through EMSC)  
Didim (Turkey, 61 km SE of epicenter) : None stop ! Any idea how to stay safe ? (reported through EMSC)  
Urla (Turkey, 58 km NW of epicenter) : Güzelbahçe hafiften salladı. (reported through EMSC)  
Söke (Turkey, 54 km E of epicenter) : Çok az sarstı. Birkaç saniye sürdü. (reported through EMSC)  
Söke (Turkey, 54 km E of epicenter) : Ikinci büyük artçı. (reported through EMSC)  
Seferihisar (Turkey, 44 km N of epicenter) : Kisa ama güçlüydü (reported through EMSC)  
Kuşadası (Turkey, 41 km E of epicenter) : Kuşadası hissedildi (reported through EMSC)  
Palaiókastro (Greece, 19 km E of epicenter) : So scary not long but very shaky (reported through EMSC)  
Palaiókastro (Greece, 19 km E of epicenter) : Scary shake (reported through EMSC)  
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