Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 19 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 9:39 am (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 19 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 9:39 am (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 13 km depth

8 Feb 07:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
8 Feb 07:44: Now using data updates from NOA
8 Feb 08:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.0 km (from 6.2 to 8.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (14 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 07:39:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 9:39 am (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9108°N / 26.0294°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Eresos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 17°C (63 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from S
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 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
3.013 km47 Km NNW From Oinoussai, GreeceNOA
3.012 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceEMSC
3.013 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.
POLICHNITOS (22.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
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