Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 26 km northeast of Karpathos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 23 January 2021 at 02:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 18 km depth
23 Jan 05:01 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 hours.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2021 02:00:45 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.718°N / 27.3433°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) E of Olympos (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Embonas (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Lardos (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Archangelos (Archaggelos) (pop: 5,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SW of Ialysos (Ialisos) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) S of Kos (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) S of Bodrum (Turkey) (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Karpathos Island (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||18 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 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.