Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 5.8 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 1:33 am (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 5.8 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 1:33 am (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 12 km depth

20 Jan 23:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
20 Jan 23:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.0 to 8.0 km (from 6.8 to 5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SW.
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21 Jan 00:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 11.9 km (from 6.2 to 7.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.4 km (5.2 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2021 23:33:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 1:33 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.836°N / 26.7398°E (Aegean Sea, North Aegean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) N of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Mytilinioi (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Seferihisar (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of Kusadasi (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Söke (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Karabağlar (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) S of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) E of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NE of Schinousa Island (pop: 256) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -2°C (28 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.212 km13 Km NW From Samos, GreeceNOA
3.510 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
3.82 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (8)

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Karlovasi Samos (21.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Was awakened by noise underground. The light fixture in my bedroom was moving. My dog run to my room very frightened, from the other room where she was sleeping. It felt to me like a 4. Lasted 2-3 seconds  
71.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
68.4 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
76.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Izmir / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Izmir / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Izmir / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
Vathy / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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