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Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, 30 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 17:10 GMT -

Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, 30 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 17:10 GMT Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, Greece, 30 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 17:10 GMT

Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 8 km depth

23 Apr 17:13 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
23 Apr 17:17: Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SE.
23 Apr 17:17: Now using data updates from NOA
23 Apr 17:27: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 7.8 km (from 6.2 to 4.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.3 km (2.7 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 23, 2021 17:10:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.3
Depth7.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.8195°N / 26.9247°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Antipode37.82°S / 153.075°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceNOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Nearest volcanoAkyarlar (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) NNE of Kokkari (pop: 1,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) N of Pythagorion (pop: 1,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) E of Karlovassi (pop: 6,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (18 mi) SW of Özdere (Turkey) (pop: 13,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) W of Kusadasi (Turkey) (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Davutlar (Turkey) (pop: 9,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Selcuk (Turkey) (pop: 29,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NW of Sarıkemer (Turkey) (pop: 2,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SW of Torbalı (Turkey) (pop: 50,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
281 km (175 mi) E of Athens (pop: 664,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) N of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.37.8 km7 Km NE From Samos, GreeceNOA
3.211 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
3.412 kmSISAM ADASI (AEGEAN SEA), GreeceKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Samos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Kokkari / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short
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