Médéa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 32 km southwest of Lesvos Island, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 23:45 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 8 km depth
21 Apr 00:03 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 8.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9813°N / 26.0437°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Petras (pop: 1,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.4||8.4 km||AEGEAN SEA, Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quake (1)At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.