Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 36 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 20:03 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Samos, North Aegean, Greece, 36 km west of Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey, on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 20:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 12 km depth

10 Jul 20:07 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
10 Jul 20:09: Now using data updates from NOA
10 Jul 22:19: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.1 km (from 6.2 to 7.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.5 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: Jul 10, 2021 20:03:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 12.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7911°N / 26.8597°E (Samos, North Aegean, Greece)
Antipode: 37.791°S / 153.14°W
Nearest volcano: Akyarlar (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SSE of Avlakia (pop: 18) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WNW of Samos (pop: 1,890) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) E of Karlovassi (pop: 6,710) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WSW of Kusadasi (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Seferihisar (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Selcuk (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 29,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) W of Söke (Aydın, Turkey) (pop: 68,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Torbalı (İzmir, Turkey) (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) S of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) E of Athens (Attica) (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.612 kmGreece: 5 Km NNE From SamosNOA
3.65 kmDODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECEEMSC
3.714 kmGreece: SISAM ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC

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Kokkari, Samos, North Aegean (2.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Kokkari, Samos, North Aegean (2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kokkari (3.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Two weakshakes with a break. Second one weaker.  
Samos (10.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Kokkari, samos, Greece / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : Out of nowhere the building started shaking  
Kokkari, Samos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Short rumbling and shaking, twice within 10minutes  
Kokkari / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : We were sitting on the terrace outside from a restaurant. It feels like someone was pull my chair  
Tsamadou Beach / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Twice in 10 minutes. Second was weaker and shorter.  
Kokkari / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Kokkari / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kokkari, Samos / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Short rumbling and shaking, twice within 10minutes  
Kokkari Samos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short
Samos / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Samos (10.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Varhi Samos (10.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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