Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - MEDITERRANEAN SEA, Greece, on Sunday, 17 January 2021 at 01:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 12 km depth
17 Jan 03:37 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 34 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jan 2021 01:03:18 UTC -
Depth: 12.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.8013°N / 27.1875°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) N of Olympos (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) N of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) S of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) S of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.9||12 km||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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.