Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 50 km west of Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 at 17:01 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 8 km depth
28 Apr 17:22 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 7.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9478°N / 26.0123°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) WSW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Kalloni (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Urla (Turkey) (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 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: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||7.9 km||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.