Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 89 km south of Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at 21:31 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 13 km depth
20 Jan 23:42 UTC: First to report: NOA after 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2021 21:31:21 UTC -
Depth: 13.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0985°N / 27.1411°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) N of Olympos (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Kéfalos (pop: 2,530) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) W of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) S of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) WSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ESE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) W of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Tilos Island (pop: 521) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||13 km||42 Km SSW From Tilos, Greece||NOA|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.