Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 30 km southwest of Lesvos Island, North Aegean, Greece, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 15:00 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 8 km depth
16 Apr 15:16 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 15 minutes.
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9825°N / 26.0725°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Petras (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.2||7.9 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, 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.