Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 1.3 km north of Nisida Strongylo Island, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 1.3 km north of Nisida Strongylo Island, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 13 km depth

19 Jan 19:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
19 Jan 19:37: Now using data updates from NOA
19 Jan 19:43: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.6 km (from 6.2 to 7.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 19 Jan 2021 19:32:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 9:32 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8085°N / 26.9962°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Agia Paraskevi (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Pythagorion (pop: 1,270) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Özdere (Turkey) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Davutlar (Turkey) (pop: 9,480) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) WSW of Selçuk (Turkey) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) W of Söke (Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Torbalı (Turkey) (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 6°C (43 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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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
3.013 km16 Km ENE From Samos, GreeceNOA
3.010 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
2.99.1 kmKUSADASI KORFEZI (AEGEAN SEA), GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
6.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
vathy / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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