Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 2.8 km northwest of Chalki, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 10:51 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - 2.8 km northwest of Chalki, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 10:51 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

22 Jan 08:56 UTC: First to report: NOA after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2021 08:51:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 22 Jan 2021 10:51 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.2338°N / 27.5832°E (South Aegean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WNW of Chalki (pop: 313) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Symi (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSE of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) S of Bodrum (Muğla, Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ESE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 12.9°C (55 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.45 km3 Km WNW From Xalki, GreeceNOA

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