Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 47 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on 22 Jul 4:20 am (GMT +3) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Aegean Sea, 47 km southwest of Mytilene, Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece, on 22 Jul 4:20 am (GMT +3)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 13 km depth

22 Jul 01:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 minutes.
22 Jul 01:25: Now using data updates from NOA
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22 Jul 01:58: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 13.0 to 12.6 km (from 8.1 to 7.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.4 km (1.5 mi) towards E.
Date & time: 22 Jul 2021 01:20:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 22 Jul 4:20 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 12.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9108°N / 26.0989°E (Aegean Sea, Greece)
Nearest volcano: Kenger (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Agios Fokas (pop: 16) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Agiasos (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Eressos (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Ayia Paraskevi (pop: 2,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Mytilene (Mitilini) (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) N of Chios (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Foça (Turkey) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Cesme (Çeşme, Turkey) (pop: 21,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Ayvalik (Turkey) (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) ENE of Athens (pop: 664,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Lesvos Island (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NNW of Agathonisi Island (pop: 150) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26°C (79 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from NE
Primary data source: NOA (National Observatory of Athens)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.013 kmGreece: 45 Km WSW From MitiliniNOA
4.55 kmNEAR THE COAST OF WESTERN TURKEYEMSC
4.410 kmGreece: Aegean SeaGFZ
4.37.9 kmGreece: MIDILLI ADASI (AEGEAN SEA)KOERI-RETMC
4.110 km15 Km SSW of Polichnítos, GreeceUSGS
4.110 kmGreece: Polikhnitos / ÄgäisZAMG

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Herceg novi (749.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
near Pefkochori, Chalkidikí, Central Macedonia (251.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Polichnitos (23.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
81105 Eresos (32 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Nifida / not felt
Skala Polichnitos / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : 10 seconds of house shaking  
vatera / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : unangenehm  
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