Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 9.6 km north of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 9:21 pm (GMT +2) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 9.6 km north of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 9:21 pm (GMT +2)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 14 km depth

23 Jan 19:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
23 Jan 19:25: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 10.0 km (from 5 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.8 km (3 mi) towards SW.
23 Jan 19:26: Now using data updates from NOA
23 Jan 19:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 14.2 km (from 6.2 to 8.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2021 19:21:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 9:21 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 14.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8781°N / 26.7105°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) N of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW of Mytilinioi (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Seferihisar (Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Söke (Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SW of Karabağlar (Turkey) (pop: 458,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NE of Schinousa Island (pop: 256) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 13°C (55 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 9 m/s (17 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

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
3.214 km18 Km NW From Samos, GreeceNOA
3.28 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
3.67.8 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Karlovasi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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