Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 54 km north of Karpathos Island, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 9:28 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 54 km north of Karpathos Island, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece, on Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 9:28 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 18 km depth

20 Feb 19:32 UTC: First to report: NOA after 4 minutes.
20 Feb 19:34: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.9. Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.5 mi) towards W.
20 Feb 20:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 17.7 km (from 6.2 to 11 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.3 km (2 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 19:28:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 9:28 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 17.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0709°N / 26.9595°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Nisyros (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Olymbos (pop: 400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNW of Karpathos (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Kéfalos (pop: 2,530) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of Astypalaia (pop: 1,130) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) S of Antimacheia (Dodecanese) (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Kos Town (Kos) (pop: 19,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of Kalymnos (Dodecanese) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Symi (pop: 2,350) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WSW of Rhodes (pop: 56,100) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNW of Karpathos Island (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Rhodes Island (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 13.6°C (57 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.918 km54 Km SW From Tilos, GreeceNOA

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