Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 12 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 8:06 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 12 km south of Nisida Garmpias Island, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 8:06 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

8 Feb 18:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
8 Feb 18:30: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 11.0 km (from 3.1 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.5 km (2.8 mi) towards ENE.
8 Feb 18:49: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.0 to 10.0 km (from 6.8 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1.1 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 18:06:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 8:06 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.97°N / 26.05°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 17.2°C (63 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.710 kmNEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
2.98.3 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC

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