Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 3.5 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on 15 Apr 5:54 am (GMT +3) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 3.5 km northeast of Karlovasi, Samos, North Aegean, Greece, on 15 Apr 5:54 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 13 km depth

15 Apr 03:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
15 Apr 03:00: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km (from 6.2 to 1.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards ENE.
15 Apr 03:00: Now using data updates from NOA
15 Apr 05:55: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 13.1 km (from 6.2 to 8.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.7 km (2.3 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 02:54:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Apr 5:54 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 13.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.8172°N / 26.7293°E (Aegean Sea, North Aegean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) WNW of Agios Nikolaos (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) NE of Karlovasi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Mytilinioi (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Özdere (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Seferihisar (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Kusadasi (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Menderes (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NW of Didim (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) S of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) E of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) NNW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NE of Schinousa Island (pop: 256) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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.
3.813 km12 Km NW From Samos, GreeceNOA
3.88 kmNeon Karlovasion / Sporaden, GreeceZAMG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
İzmir / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
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