Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 33 km south of Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 02:20 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 8 km depth
28 Apr 02:39 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 8.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8242°N / 26.4268°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Evangelistria (pop: 13) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Karaburun (Turkey) (pop: 3,250) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WNW of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Aliağa (Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Menemen (Turkey) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSE 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||8.3 km||AEGEAN SEA, Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.1||7 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, 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.