Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 47 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 2:51 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
28 Feb 14:00 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 12:51:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 2:51 pm (GMT +2)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.924°N / 26.0632°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Eresos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Çeşme (Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW 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||1 km||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.