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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 81 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:09 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 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 81 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:09 pm (GMT +2) Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 81 km southwest of İzmir, Turkey, Greece, on Friday, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:09 pm (GMT +2)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

30 Oct 19:16 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 6 minutes.
30 Oct 19:16: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.5 to 4.8 km (from 2.2 to 3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.1 km (3.2 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 30, 2020 19:09:41 UTC
Local time at epicenterFriday, Oct 30, 2020 at 9:09 pm (GMT +2)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth4.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.9017°N / 26.4782°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode37.902°S / 153.522°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt3 reports
Primary data sourceKOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (126 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities19 km (12 mi) NNW of Ormos Agiou Isidorou (pop: 23) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (15 mi) WNW of Karlovassi (pop: 6,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) SW of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Castro (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) W of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) SW of Menderes (Turkey) (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) SW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
241 km (150 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
146 km (91 mi) S of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.34.8 kmAegean Sea, GreeceKOERI-RETMC
3.85 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceEMSC
3.910 kmDodecanese Islands, GreeceGFZ

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Dalyan (226.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Şişli, Istanbul (413.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Esmirna, İzmir (80.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating
Oia (186.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Aghios Nicolaos, Lasithi, Crete (311.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Karabağlar, İzmir (76.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Urla (Turkey, 56 km NE of epicenter) : İleri geri sallandı. Hafif oldu (reported through EMSC)  
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