Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 5:16 pm (GMT +2) -

Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 18 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 5:16 pm (GMT +2)

Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 31 km depth

25 Feb 15:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
25 Feb 15:21: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 10.0 km (from 9.3 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards N.
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25 Feb 15:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.7 to 31.3 km (from 4.8 to 19.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 8.3 km (5.2 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 15:16:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 5:16 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 31.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9667°N / 26.4496°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Evangelistria (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) SSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Chios Island (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SE of Lemnos Island (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 13.4°C (56 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from N
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
3.031 km18 Km SSW From Mitilini, GreeceNOA
2.912 km24 Km SSW From Mitilini, GreeceEMSC
3.29.6 kmAEGEAN SEA, GreeceKOERI-RETMC

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