Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 5.3 km southeast of Kattavia, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 2 January 2021 at 10:32 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 50 km depth
2 Jan 13:24 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 51 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Jan 2021 10:32:52 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9287°N / 27.8178°E (Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Kattavia (pop: 307) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Symi (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SSE of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ESE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.1||50 km||RODOS ADASI (MEDITERRANEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.