Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 13 km south of Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 15:17 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 13 km depth
5 May 15:25 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 13.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9977°N / 26.5045°E (Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (172 km / 107 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Tsilia (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Polichnitos (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Ayvalik (Balıkesir, Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Foça (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Aliağa (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNE of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Esmirna (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 2,500,600) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) ENE of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.1||13 km||MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA), Greece||KOERI-RETMC|
|2.0||7 km||NEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEY||EMSC|
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.