Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 27 km southwest of Chalki, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at 21:30 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 21:30:01 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0573°N / 27.3895°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Chalki (pop: 313) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of Symi (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Tilos Island (pop: 521) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: ENSN (National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (Egypt))
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||10 km||526 Km N of Marsa Matruh, Greece||ENSN|
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