Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 12 km west of Mithymna, Lesvos, North Aegean, Greece, on Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 19:47 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
15 Apr 20:02 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 14 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.33°N / 26.0483°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNW of Skalochori (pop: 534) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Mithymna (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Mantamados (pop: 1,120) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) W of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Canakkale (Turkey) (pop: 87,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NW 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||15 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.