Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 38 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 10:03 am (GMT +0) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 5 km depth
28 Feb 12:08 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 10:03:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 10:03 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9097°N / 26.1965°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSE of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Eresos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||5 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.