Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Greece, 79 km south of İzmir (Turkey), on Wednesday, 18 Nov 2.00 am (GMT +3) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Greece, 61 km southwest of İzmir (Turkey), 30 Oct 1.51 pm (GMT +2), which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake  - Greece, 79 km south of İzmir (Turkey), on Wednesday, 18 Nov 2.00 am (GMT +3)

Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 8 km depth

17 Nov 23:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
17 Nov 23:04: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 5.0 km (from 8.1 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards ENE.
17 Nov 23:06: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.7. Epicenter location corrected by 2.1 km (1.3 mi) towards WSW.
17 Nov 23:16: Now using data updates from NOA
I felt this quake
I didn't feel it
Date & time: 17 Nov 2020 11:00:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 18 Nov 2.00 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6996°N / 27.1307°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) SE of Charavgí (Samos) (pop: 54)
15 km (9 mi) SW of Davutlar (Kuşadası, Turkey) (pop: 9,480)
20 km (12 mi) E of Mytilinioí (Samos) (pop: 1,980)
21 km (13 mi) SW of Kuşadası (Turkey) (pop: 63,200)
25 km (15 mi) SW of Söke (Turkey) (pop: 68,200)
39 km (24 mi) SE of Neo Karlovasi (Samos) (pop: 6,710)
79 km (49 mi) S of İzmir (Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600)
302 km (187 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 6.7°C (44 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: NOA
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
[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 3.88 kmWESTERN TURKEYNOA
M 3.96 kmKUSADASI KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA), GreeceKOERI-RETMC
M 3.75 kmGreeceEMSC

User reports for this quake (7)

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!
Balçova / not felt : Deprem Türkiyede olmuşken neden Yunan bayrağı kullanılıyor. Turkey sea Grece flag. Protestıng.
22.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Davutlar (12.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
9.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
14.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
12.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
16.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Greece, 79 km south of İzmir (Turkey), on Wednesday, 18 Nov 2.00 am (GMT +3)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
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.