Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 27 km southwest of Lesvos Island, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 7:53 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 7 km depth
5 Mar 19:28 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Mar 2021 17:53:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 7:53 pm (GMT +2)
Depth: 7.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.0023°N / 26.1055°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (206 km / 128 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (3 mi) W of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Eresos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Petras (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) N of Chios Island (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||7.1 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 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.